ծին

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Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Armenian ծին ‎(cin); see it for more.

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Noun[edit]

ծին ‎(cin)

  1. the act of giving birth, delivery (of animals)
  2. the time of giving birth (of animals)

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Old Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *ǵénh₁os.

Noun[edit]

ծին ‎(cin)

  1. birth, delivery
    ի ծնէ‎ ― i cnē ― by birth; from one's birth
    կոյր ի ծնէ‎ ― koyr i cnē ― born-blind, blind from his birth
    զծնէ կաղն գնացուցանել‎ ― zcnē kałn gnacʿucʿanel ― to cause the born lame to walk
  2. (figuratively) origin, source, rise, birth
  3. (figuratively) base (of a mountain)
  4. (anatomy) womb, uterus
  5. spot, sign

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References[edit]

  • Petrosean, H. Matatʿeay V. (1879), “ծին”, in Nor Baṙagirkʿ Hay-Angliarēn [New Dictionary Armenian–English], Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • Awetikʿean, G.; Siwrmēlean, X.; Awgerean, M. (1836–1837), “ծին”, in Nor baṙgirkʿ haykazean lezui [New Dictionary of the Armenian Language] (in Old Armenian), Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • Ačaṙean, Hračʿeay (1971–1979), “ծին”, in Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words] (in Armenian), 2nd edition, Yerevan: University Press, published 1926–1935
  • Martirosyan, Hrach (2010) Etymological Dictionary of the Armenian Inherited Lexicon (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 8), Leiden, Boston: Brill, page 342