ձետ

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Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Armenian ձետ ‎(jet).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

ձետ ‎(jet)

  1. (archaic) tail of an animal

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Middle Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Armenian ձետ ‎(jet).

Noun[edit]

ձետ ‎(jet)

  1. penis

References[edit]

  • ձետ in Ṙuben Łazaryan, Henrik Avetisyan (2009), Miǰin hayereni baṙaran [Dictionary of Middle Armenian] (second edition), Yerevan: Yerevan State University

Old Armenian[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *ǵʰedos- with a semantic shift ‘rump’ → ‘tail’. Cognates include Avestan [script needed] ‎(zadah, rump), Sanskrit हदति ‎(hadati, to evacuate, discharge excrement), Ancient Greek χόδανος ‎(khódanos), χέζω ‎(khézō), Albanian dhjes, Proto-Germanic *gatą, Russian зад ‎(zad).

Noun[edit]

ձետ ‎(jet

  1. tail (of a dog, fox, lion, etc.)
    ձետ առ ձետ‎ ― jet aṙ jet ― tail to tail, one after another

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Descendants[edit]

  • Armenian: ձետ ‎(jet)
  • Middle Armenian: ձետ ‎(jet)

References[edit]

  • ձետ in Mathias Bedrossian (1879), New Dictionary Armenian–English, Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • ձետ in Gabriēl Awetikʿean, Xačʿatur Siwrmēlean, Mkrtičʿ Awgerean (1836–37), Nor baṙgirkʿ haykazean lezui [New Dictionary of the Armenian Language, a.k.a. NHB], in 2 vols, Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • ձետ in Hračʿeay Ačaṙean (1971–79), Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words], in 4 vols (second edition), Yerevan: Yerevan State University [Reprint of the original edition: 1926–1935, in 7 volumes, Yerevan]
  • Hrach Martirosyan (2010), Etymological Dictionary of the Armenian Inherited Lexicon, Leiden, Boston: Brill Academic Publishers, ISBN 9789004173378, page 432