ճիվ

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Armenian[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Armenian ճիվ (čiv).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

ճիվ (čiv)

  1. (dialectal) leg, shank in humans and in other vertebrates
  2. arm in humans; wing in birds
  3. (broadly) any limb
  4. (dialectal) thigh
  5. (dialectal) pubis

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References[edit]

  • ճիվ”, in Žamanakakicʿ hayocʿ lezvi bacʿatrakan baṙaran [Explanatory Dictionary of Contemporary Armenian] (in Armenian), Yerevan: Academy Press, 1969–1980
  • Martirosyan, Hrach (2005), “On Armenian čiw ‘shank’”, in Iran and the Caucasus[1], volume 9, issue 1, pages 81–84
  • Ačaṙean, Hračʿeay (1971–1979), “ճիւ”, in Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words] (in Armenian), 2nd edition, Yerevan: University Press

Middle Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Armenian ճիւ (čiw).

Noun[edit]

ճիվ (čiv), genitive singular ճվեր (čver)

  1. leg, shank

Derived terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  • Łazaryan, Ṙ. S.; Avetisyan, H. M. (2009), “ճիվ”, in Miǰin hayereni baṙaran [Dictionary of Middle Armenian] (in Armenian), 2nd edition, Yerevan: University Press
  • Martirosyan, Hrach (2005), “On Armenian čiw ‘shank’”, in Iran and the Caucasus[2], volume 9, issue 1, pages 81–84