լոսդի

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Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Armenian լոսդի (losdi); see it for more.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

լոսդի (losdi)

  1. salmon

Declension[edit]

Synonyms[edit]

References[edit]

  • Ałayan, Ēduard (1976), “լոսդի”, in Ardi hayereni bacʿatrakan baṙaran [Explanatory Dictionary of Modern Armenian] (in Armenian), Yerevan: Hayastan

Middle Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

The origin is uncertain. Usually compared with the Proto-Indo-European word for “salmon, trout”; compare Proto-Germanic *lahsaz, Lithuanian lašiša, Russian лосось (lososʹ).

Noun[edit]

լոսդի (losdi)

  1. salmon

Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  • Petrosean, H. Matatʿeay V. (1879), “լոսդի”, 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 312
  • Ačaṙean, Hračʿeay (1971–1979), “լոսդի”, in Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words] (in Armenian), 2nd edition, Yerevan: University Press
  • Norayr N. Biwzandacʿi (1884), “saumon”, in Baṙagirkʿ i gałłierēn lezuē i hayerēn [Dictionary from the French Language into Armenian], Constantinople: A. H. Boyajian Press, page 1120