թեւ

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Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Armenian թեւ(tʿew).

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Noun[edit]

թեւ ‎(tʿew)

  1. wing
    ինքնաթիռի թեւ‎ ― inkʿnatʿiṙi tʿew ― wing of an airplane
  2. arm of a human
  3. fin of a fish
  4. (military) wing, flank
  5. (politics) wing

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Old Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

The origin is uncertain.

Noun[edit]

թեւ ‎(tʿew)

  1. wing
    թեւ աղօրեաց‎ ― tʿew ałōreacʿ ― sails of a wind-mill; sweep, fan
    թեւ ձկանց‎ ― tʿew jkancʿ ― fins of fish
    թեւ զօրաց‎ ― tʿew zōracʿ ― wings of an army
    թեւ հանդերձից‎ ― tʿew handerjicʿ ― sleeve of a coat
    թեւ նաւու‎ ― tʿew nawu ― rudder, oar, or sail of a ship
    թեւ դրանց‎ ― tʿew drancʿ ― leaf, fold of door
    թեւ տաճարի‎ ― tʿew tačari ― towers of the temple; pyramids
    թեւ գառագղի‎ ― tʿew gaṙagłi ― portcullis; greatest door of menagery
    թեւք երկրի‎ ― tʿewkʿ erkri ― the ends of the earth
    թեւս առնուլ‎ ― tʿews aṙnul ― to have wings, feathers
    թեւս ածել‎ ― tʿews acel ― to flutter, to take wing; to fly away
    թեւ ի թեւ, թեւ ի թեւ խառնեալ/յեռեալ‎ ― tʿew i tʿew, tʿew i tʿew xaṙneal/yeṙeal ― arm in arm
    թեւ տալ ումէք‎ ― tʿew tal umēkʿ ― to give one's arm to
    բանալ, պարզել, հատանել զթեւս‎ ― banal, parzel, hatanel ztʿews ― to spread the wings
    հատանել զթեւս‎ ― hatanel ztʿews ― to clip or crop (a bird's wings); to fetter or paralyze a person
  2. arm of a human
  3. flight, rush, dash
    թեւք հողմոց‎ ― tʿewkʿ hołmocʿ ― blow of a wind
  4. (figuratively) wing, protection
    թեւ արկանել‎ ― tʿew arkanel ― to extend the wings; to be a protector, to patronize; to obtain possession

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References[edit]

  • Petrosean, H. Matatʿeay V. (1879), “թեւ”, in Nor Baṙagirkʿ Hay-Angliarēn [New Dictionary Armenian–English], Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • Awetikʿean, G.; Siwrmēlean, X.; Awgerean, M. (1836–1837), “թեւ”, in Nor baṙgirkʿ haykazean lezui [New Dictionary of the Armenian Language] (in Old Armenian), Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • Ačaṙean, Hračʿeay (1971–1979), “թեւ”, in Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words] (in Armenian), 2nd edition, Yerevan: University Press, published 1926–1935