ձիւն

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Old Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *ǵʰéyōm. The genitive ձեան (jean) is from the Proto-Indo-European genitive *ǵʰi-m-ós. Related to ձմեռն (jmeṙn, winter) and ձմեթ (jmetʿ).

Noun[edit]

ձիւն (jiwn)

  1. snow
    հատ ձեանhat jeansnowflake
    մանր ձիւնmanr jiwnfine snow
    խոշոր ձիւնxošor jiwnlarge flakes
    հալեալ ձիւնhaleal jiwnthawed snow
    կոյտ ձեանkoyt jeansnowdrift
    հիւս ձեանhiws jeansnowslip
    մոյկ ձեանmoyk jeansnow shoe
    սպիտակ իբրեւ զձիւնspitak ibrew zjiwnas white as snow, snowy white
    ձիւն գայ, իջանէjiwn gay, iǰanēit snows
    ձիւնն դիզանիjiwnn dizanithe snow gathers
    ձիւն բազում եկնjiwn bazum eknit had snowed very hard, there had been a heavy fall of snow
    ձեան գնտակս արձակել, ձգելjean gntaks arjakel, jgelto snow-ball

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References[edit]

  • Ačaṙean, Hračʿeay (1971–1979), “ձիւն”, in Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words] (in Armenian), 2nd edition, Yerevan: University Press
  • Awetikʿean, G.; Siwrmēlean, X.; Awgerean, M. (1836–1837), “ձիւն”, in Nor baṙgirkʿ haykazean lezui [New Dictionary of the Armenian Language] (in Old Armenian), Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • Petrosean, H. Matatʿeay V. (1879), “ձիւն”, in Nor Baṙagirkʿ Hay-Angliarēn [New Dictionary Armenian–English], Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • Martirosyan, Hrach (2010) Etymological Dictionary of the Armenian Inherited Lexicon (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 8), Leiden, Boston: Brill, page 435