ձու

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Armenian[edit]

ձու

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Armenian ձու (ju).

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Noun[edit]

ձու (ju)

  1. egg
  2. (anatomy) ovum
  3. (slang) testicle, ball
    Ձվերս ցավում են։Jvers cʿavum en.My balls hurt.

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References[edit]

  • Ačaṙean, Hračʿeay (1977), “ձու”, in Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words] (in Armenian), volume III, 2nd edition, Yerevan: University Press, published 1926–1935, page 159b

Middle Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Armenian ձու (ju).

Noun[edit]

ձու (ju), genitive singular ձուի (jui), nominative plural ձվեր (jver) or ձուեր (juer) or ձուք (jukʿ)

  1. egg
  2. testicle

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References[edit]

  • Łazaryan, Ṙ. S.; Avetisyan, H. M. (2009), “ձու”, in Miǰin hayereni baṙaran [Dictionary of Middle Armenian] (in Armenian), 2nd edition, Yerevan: University Press

Old Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *yō(w)yo-, from *h₂ōwyóm (egg) with assimilatory addition of y-. The initial ձ- (j-) remains unclear.

Noun[edit]

ձու (ju)

  1. egg
    ձու լողակացju lołakacʿeggs, spawn, roe
    ձուի միջուկ, դեղնուց ձուոյjui miǰuk, dełnucʿ juoyyolk of an egg
    սպիտակուց ձուոյspitakucʿ juoywhite of an egg
    ձու բոյնկալju boynkalnest-egg
    ձու վաղահասju vałahasrathe egg
    ձու հնացեալju hnacʿealstale egg
    ձու անծնունդ, փուտju ancnund, pʿutaddled, rotten egg
    խեճեպ ձուոյxečep juoyegg-shell
    միզն ձուոյmizn juoythe membrane of an egg
    ձու կարմիրju karmirEaster-egg
    թերխորով ձուtʿerxorov juboiled eggs
    պինդ ձուpind juhard egg
    ձու ի տապակիju i tapakipoached eggs; fried eggs
    ձու ածել, արկանել, ծրդելju acel, arkanel, crdelto lay eggs
    ի ձուս նստել, տածել զձուսi jus nstel, tacel zjusto hatch, to sit on, to brood on

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References[edit]

  • Petrosean, H. Matatʿeay V. (1879), “ձու”, in Nor Baṙagirkʿ Hay-Angliarēn [New Dictionary Armenian–English], Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • Awetikʿean, G.; Siwrmēlean, X.; Awgerean, M. (1836–1837), “ձու”, in Nor baṙgirkʿ haykazean lezui [New Dictionary of the Armenian Language] (in Old Armenian), Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • Ačaṙean, Hračʿeay (1971–1979), “ձու”, 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 439