մաշկաթեւ

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Armenian[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Armenian մաշկաթեւ ‎(maškatʿew), from Old Armenian մաշկաթեւ ‎(maškatʿew, having a wing of skin), originally an epithet of the bat.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

մաշկաթեւ ‎(maškatʿew)

  1. (rare) bat

Declension[edit]

Synonyms[edit]

Adjective[edit]

մաշկաթեւ ‎(maškatʿew)

  1. having a wing of skin

Declension[edit]

References[edit]

  • մաշկաթեւ”, in Žamanakakicʿ hayocʿ lezvi bacʿatrakan baṙaran [Explanatory Dictionary of Contemporary Armenian] (in Armenian), Yerevan: Academy Press, 1969–1980
  • Sargsyan, Artem et al., editors (2007), “մաշկաթև”, in Hayocʿ lezvi barbaṙayin baṙaran [Dialectological Dictionary of the Armenian Language] (in Armenian), volume IV, Yerevan: Hayastan, page 26b

Middle Armenian[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Armenian մաշկաթեւ ‎(maškatʿew, having a wing of skin), originally an epithet of the bat.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (Traditional) IPA(key): [mɑʃkɑˈtʰɛv]

Noun[edit]

մաշկաթեւ ‎(maškatʿew), genitive singular մաշկաթեւի ‎(maškatʿewi)

  1. bat
    • 13–14th centuries, Kirakos Episkopos, Govkʿ Tʿṙčʿnocʾ [Praise of Birds] 222–225
      Մաշկաթեւին փետուր չկայր,
      Զինչ որ գործէ զսէկըն կաւշկար․
      Ունի ականջ ու ագին ի վայր,
      Յիստակ զեդ մուկն է ոստըւար։
      Maškatʿewin pʿetur čʿkayr,
      Zinčʿ or gorcē zsēkən kawškar;
      Uni akanǰ u agin i vayr,
      Yistak zed mukn ē ostəwar.
      The bat has no feathers,
      [It has a skin] like the leather dressed by a cobbler.
      It has ears and a downward tail
      Just like a mouse hanging down from a branch.
    • 1478 – 1492, Amirdovlatʿ Amasiacʿi, Angitacʿ anpēt [Useless for Ignoramuses] Table Š
      թեւն եւ գունն մաշկաթեւ կու նմանի․ եւ ագին նման է մկան ագուն․ եւ մէջն փուշ ունի զերդ ասեղ
      tʿewn ew gunn maškatʿew ku nmani; ew agin nman ē mkan agun; ew mēǰn pʿuš uni zerd aseł
      the wing and the color [of the stingray] are similar to a bat; the tail is similar to the tail of a mouse; and in it it has a sting like a needle
    • 16–17th centuries, Eremia Mełrecʿi or Sargis Evdokiacʿi, Baṙgirkʿ hayocʿ [Armenian Dictionary] 137
      Մաշկաթեւ · չղջիկան։
      Maškatʿew · čʿłǰikan.
      Maškatʿew — bat.

Derived terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  • Łazaryan, Ṙ. S.; Avetisyan, H. M. (2009), “մաշկաթեւ”, in Miǰin hayereni baṙaran [Dictionary of Middle Armenian] (in Armenian), 2nd edition, Yerevan: University Press
  • Ačaṙean, Hračʿeay (1971–1979), “մաշկ”, 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 450
  • Amalyan, Hayk (1975) Baṙgirkʿ hayocʿ (in Armenian), Yerevan: Academy Press, pages 209, 264

Old Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From մաշկ ‎(mašk) +‎ -ա- ‎(-a-) +‎ թեւ ‎(tʿew).

Adjective[edit]

մաշկաթեւ ‎(maškatʿew)

  1. having a wing of skin (an epithet of the bat)

Declension[edit]

Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  • Petrosean, H. Matatʿeay V. (1879), “մաշկաթեւ”, in Nor Baṙagirkʿ Hay-Angliarēn [New Dictionary Armenian–English], Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • Awetikʿean, G.; Siwrmēlean, X.; Awgerean, M. (1836–1837), “մաշկաթեւ”, in Nor baṙgirkʿ haykazean lezui [New Dictionary of the Armenian Language] (in Old Armenian), Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • Ačaṙean, Hračʿeay (1971–1979), “մաշկ”, 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 450