թագուհի

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Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Armenian թագուհի (tʿaguhi).

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Noun[edit]

թագուհի (tʿaguhi)

  1. queen
    ծաղիկների թագուհիcałikneri tʿaguhiqueen of flowers (rose)
  2. (chess) queen

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See also[edit]

Chess pieces in Armenian · շախմատի խաղաքար (šaxmati xałakʿar) (layout · text)
♚ ♛ ♜ ♝ ♞ ♟
արքա (arkʿa) թագուհի (tʿaguhi) նավակ (navak) փիղ (pʿił) ձի (ji) զինվոր (zinvor)

Old Armenian[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

The original spelling is թագուրհի (tʿagurhi), borrowed wholly from Iranian, ultimately from Proto-Iranian *tāga-brθr̥yā, but the exact origin is undetermined. The first component is also found in թագ (tʿag), թագաւոր (tʿagawor). For the ending see -ուհի (-uhi).

Noun[edit]

թագուհի (tʿaguhi)

  1. queen
    թագուհին Սաթինիկtʿaguhin SatʿinikQueen Sathinice
    մայր թագուհւոյնmayr tʿaguhwoynThe Queen Mother
    կեցցէ՛ թագուհինkecʿcʿḗ tʿaguhinlong live the Queen! God save the Queen!

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References[edit]

  • Petrosean, H. Matatʿeay V. (1879), “թագուհի”, in Nor Baṙagirkʿ Hay-Angliarēn [New Dictionary Armenian–English], Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • Awetikʿean, G.; Siwrmēlean, X.; Awgerean, M. (1836–1837), “թագուհի”, in Nor baṙgirkʿ haykazean lezui [New Dictionary of the Armenian Language] (in Old Armenian), Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • Ačaṙean, Hračʿeay (1971–1979), “թագ”, in Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words] (in Armenian), 2nd edition, Yerevan: University Press