հաւ

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Old Armenian[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *h₂éwis ‎(bird).

Noun[edit]

հաւ ‎(haw)

  1. bird; rooster; hen
    հաւք‎ ― hawkʿ ― poultry
    հաւն գրգռայ‎ ― hawn grgṙay ― the hen clucks
    եւ խօսեցաւ հաւ‎ ― ew xōsecʿaw haw ― and the cock crowed
    ձագ հաւու, վառեկ‎ ― jag hawu, vaṙek ― chicken, poult
    աղբ հաւուց‎ ― ałb hawucʿ ― hen-dung
    վանդակ հաւուց‎ ― vandak hawucʿ ― hen-coop
    դադարք հաւուց‎ ― dadarkʿ hawucʿ ― hen-roost, hen-house
    վաճառական հաւուց‎ ― vačaṙakan hawucʿ ― poulterer
    վաճառանոց հաւուց‎ ― vačaṙanocʿ hawucʿ ― poultry-market
    միս հաւու‎ ― mis hawu ― fowl
    հաւ խորովեալ‎ ― haw xoroveal ― roast fowl
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In contrast with the generic term թռչուն ‎(tʿṙčʿun, bird, any living thing which flies), հաւ ‎(haw) has a more complex, although smaller, semantic range which primarily includes birds which are useful to men.

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Etymology 2[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *h₂éwh₂os.

Noun[edit]

հաւ ‎(haw)

  1. grandfather, ancestor
    հաւոյ հայր‎ ― hawoy hayr ― great-grand-father
    հաւոյ հաւ‎ ― hawoy haw ― great-great-grandfather
  2. uncle (attested in some colophons)
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Etymology 3[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *p(e)h₂w- ‎(end, edge). Cognate with Ancient Greek παύω ‎(paúō, I stop), παῦσις ‎(paûsis, pause). Probably related to ագի ‎(agi).

Noun[edit]

հաւ ‎(haw)

  1. beginning, rise, origin
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References[edit]

  • Petrosean, H. Matatʿeay V. (1879), “հաւ”, in Nor Baṙagirkʿ Hay-Angliarēn [New Dictionary Armenian–English], Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • Awetikʿean, G.; Siwrmēlean, X.; Awgerean, M. (1836–1837), “հաւ”, in Nor baṙgirkʿ haykazean lezui [New Dictionary of the Armenian Language] (in Old Armenian), Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • Ačaṙean, Hračʿeay (1971–1979), “հաւ”, in Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words] (in Armenian), 2nd edition, Yerevan: University Press, published 1926–1935
  • Martirosyan, Hrach (2010), “agi”, in Etymological Dictionary of the Armenian Inherited Lexicon (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 8), Leiden, Boston: Brill, page 5
  • Martirosyan, Hrach (2010) Etymological Dictionary of the Armenian Inherited Lexicon (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 8), Leiden, Boston: Brill, page 412
  • Matasović, Ranko (2009) A Grammatical Sketch of Classical Armenian[1] (pdf), Zagreb, page 13