ինձ

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Armenian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Pronoun[edit]

ինձ ‎(inj)

  1. me
    դու ինձ մի ասա՝ ես ինչ անեմ
    du inj mi asa, es inčʿ anem
    don't tell me what to do

Etymology 2[edit]

From Old Armenian ինձ ‎(inj); see below.

Noun[edit]

ինձ ‎(inj)

  1. generic name for several feline animals such as leopard, panther, etc.
Declension[edit]
Derived terms[edit]

Old Armenian[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *h₁m(e)-ǵ(ʰ)i. Compare Hittite [script needed] ‎(ammuk), Latin mihī, Gothic 𐌼𐌹𐌺 ‎(mik), Ancient Greek ἐμέγε ‎(emége). The same particle is found in քեզ ‎(kʿez).

Pronoun[edit]

ինձ ‎(inj)

  1. dative singular of ես ‎(es)
    ոչ լսեն ինձ‎ ― očʿ lsen inj ― they do not listen to me
    առընթեր ինձ‎ ― aṙəntʿer inj ― near me
    ասա ինձ‎ ― asa inj ― tell me
    ըղձալի է ինձ‎ ― əłjali ē inj ― I wish
    ոչ եմ ինձ եւ յիս‎ ― očʿ em inj ew yis ― I am beside myself, distracted, I am not master of my self-possession, I am driven mad
Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  • Matasović, Ranko (2009) A Grammatical Sketch of Classical Armenian[1] (pdf), Zagreb, page 20
  • Martirosyan, Hrach (2010) Etymological Dictionary of the Armenian Inherited Lexicon (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 8), Leiden, Boston: Brill, page 257
  • Godel, Robert (1975) An introduction to the study of classical Armenian, Wiesbaden: Dr. Ludwig Reichert Verlag, page 110

Etymology 2[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *sinǵʰa-, whose only other descendant is Sanskrit सिंह ‎(siṃha, lion).

Alternative forms[edit]

Noun[edit]

ինձ ‎(inj)

  1. generic name for several feline animals such as leopard, panther, etc.
Declension[edit]
Derived terms[edit]
Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  • Ačaṙean, Hračʿeay (1971–1979), “ինձ”, in Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words] (in Armenian), 2nd edition, Yerevan: University Press, published 1926–1935
  • Awetikʿean, G.; Siwrmēlean, X.; Awgerean, M. (1836–1837), “ինձ”, in Nor baṙgirkʿ haykazean lezui [New Dictionary of the Armenian Language] (in Old Armenian), Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • Malxaseancʿ, Stepʿan (1944–1945), “ինձ”, in Hayerēn bacʿatrakan baṙaran [Armenian Explanatory Dictionary] (in Armenian), Yerevan: State Publishing House