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 թեւinkʿnatʿiṙi tʿewwing 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 աղօրեացtʿew ałōreacʿsails of a wind-mill; sweep, fan
    թեւ ձկանցtʿew jkancʿfins of fish
    թեւ զօրացtʿew zōracʿwings of an army
    թեւ հանդերձիցtʿew handerjicʿsleeve of a coat
    թեւ նաւուtʿew nawurudder, oar, or sail of a ship
    թեւ դրանցtʿew drancʿleaf, fold of door
    թեւ տաճարիtʿew tačaritowers of the temple; pyramids
    թեւ գառագղիtʿew gaṙagłiportcullis; greatest door of menagery
    թեւք երկրիtʿewkʿ erkrithe ends of the earth
    թեւս առնուլtʿews aṙnulto have wings, feathers
    թեւս ածելtʿews acelto flutter, to take wing; to fly away
    թեւ ի թեւ, թեւ ի թեւ խառնեալ/յեռեալtʿew i tʿew, tʿew i tʿew xaṙneal/yeṙealarm in arm
    թեւ տալ ումէքtʿew tal umēkʿto give one's arm to
    բանալ, պարզել, հատանել զթեւսbanal, parzel, hatanel ztʿewsto spread the wings
    հատանել զթեւսhatanel ztʿewsto clip or crop (a bird's wings); to fetter or paralyze a person
  2. arm of a human
  3. flight, rush, dash
    թեւք հողմոցtʿewkʿ hołmocʿblow of a wind
  4. (figuratively) wing, protection
    թեւ արկանելtʿew arkanelto 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