թիթեռն

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Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Armenian թիթեռն (tʿitʿeṙn); see it for more.

Noun[edit]

թիթեռն (tʿitʿeṙn)

  1. (archaic) Alternative form of թիթեռ (tʿitʿeṙ)

Old Armenian[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Reduplication on the basis of *թեր- (*tʿer-), from Proto-Indo-European *pter- (feather; wing).

Noun[edit]

թիթեռն (tʿitʿeṙn)

  1. butterfly
    փոխարկիլ ի թիթեռնpʿoxarkil i tʿitʿeṙnto become a butterfly

Declension[edit]

Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  • Ačaṙean, Hračʿeay (1971–1979), “թիթեռն”, in Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words] (in Armenian), 2nd edition, Yerevan: University Press
  • Petrosean, H. Matatʿeay V. (1879), “թիթեռն”, in Nor Baṙagirkʿ Hay-Angliarēn [New Dictionary Armenian–English], Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • Martirosyan, Hrach (2010) Etymological Dictionary of the Armenian Inherited Lexicon (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 8), Leiden, Boston: Brill, page 291