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]

  • լոսդի in Ēduard Ałayan (1976), Ardi hayereni bacʿatrakan baṙaran [Explanatory Dictionary of Modern Armenian], in 2 vols, 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]

  • լոսդի in Mathias Bedrossian (1879), New Dictionary Armenian–English, Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • Hrach Martirosyan (2010), Etymological Dictionary of the Armenian Inherited Lexicon, Leiden, Boston: Brill Academic Publishers, ISBN 9789004173378, page 312
  • լոսդի in Hračʿeay Ačaṙean (1971–79), Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words], in 4 vols (second edition), Yerevan: Yerevan State University
  • saumon in Norayr N. Biwzandacʿi (1884), Baṙagirkʿ i gałłierēn lezuē i hayerēn [Dictionary from the French Language into Armenian], Constantinople: A. H. Boyajian Press, page 1120