ծնօտ

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Old Armenian[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

The original spelling is ծնաւտ(cnawt), from earlier *ծին-աւտ(*cin-awt), from Proto-Indo-European *ǵénu-.

Noun[edit]

ծնօտ (cnōt)

  1. jaw
    ապտակ ածել ի ծնօտսն, հարկանել զծնօտս ուրուք‎ ― aptak acel i cnōtsn, harkanel zcnōts urukʿto slap the face, to box the ear
  2. (figuratively) an edge, brim of something
  3. (figuratively) decorations on such edge

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References[edit]

  • Petrosean, H. Matatʿeay V. (1879), “ծնօտ”, in Nor Baṙagirkʿ Hay-Angliarēn [New Dictionary Armenian–English], Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • Ačaṙean, Hračʿeay (1971–1979), “ծնօտ”, in Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words] (in Armenian), 2nd edition, Yerevan: University Press, published 1926–1935