հիւթ

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Old Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *sipto-, grown from *seip-, *seib- ‎(to pour, rain, sift). Cognate include Ancient Greek τρύγ-οιπος ‎(trúg-oipos, strainingcloth for wine), εἴβω ‎(eíbō, to drop), Old English sipian (English seep).

Noun[edit]

հիւթ ‎(hiwtʿ)

  1. element, matter
  2. humour; moisture; succulence
    հիւթ պտղոց‎ ― hiwtʿ ptłocʿ ― juice; syrup
    հիւթ բուսոց‎ ― hiwtʿ busocʿ ― sap
    հիւթ մսոյ‎ ― hiwtʿ msoy ― gravy
    հիւթ փորոտեաց‎ ― hiwtʿ pʿoroteacʿ ― intestinal juices
    հիւթ ստամոքային‎ ― hiwtʿ stamokʿayin ― gastric juice
    ապակային հիւթ‎ ― apakayin hiwtʿ ― vitreous humour
  3. (figuratively) essence, substance, nature
  4. (figuratively) enthusiasm, zeal

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References[edit]

  • Petrosean, H. Matatʿeay V. (1879), “հիւթ”, in Nor Baṙagirkʿ Hay-Angliarēn [New Dictionary Armenian–English], Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • Awetikʿean, G.; Siwrmēlean, X.; Awgerean, M. (1836–1837), “հիւթ”, in Nor baṙgirkʿ haykazean lezui [New Dictionary of the Armenian Language] (in Old Armenian), Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • Ačaṙean, Hračʿeay (1971–1979), “հիւթ”, 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 409