մաքս

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Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Learned borrowing from Old Armenian մաքս (makʿs).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

մաքս (makʿs)

  1. custom, tariff, toll, duty, excise

Declension[edit]

Derived terms[edit]


Old Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Classical Syriac ܡܟܣܐ (maḵsā).[1][2][3] First etymologized by Schröder.[4]

Noun[edit]

մաքս (makʿs)

  1. custom, tariff, toll, duty, excise

Declension[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Hübschmann, Heinrich (1897) Armenische Grammatik. 1. Theil: Armenische Etymologie (in German), Leipzig: Breitkopf & Härtel, page 311
  2. ^ Ačaṙean, Hračʿeay (1977), “մաքս”, in Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words] (in Armenian), volume III, 2nd edition, Yerevan: University Press, page 292ab
  3. ^ Olsen, Birgit Anette (1999) The noun in Biblical Armenian: origin and word-formation: with special emphasis on the Indo-European heritage (Trends in linguistics. Studies and monographs; 119), Berlin, New York: Mouton de Gruyter, page 932
  4. ^ Schröder, Johann Joachim (1711) Thesaurus linguae Armenicae antiquae et hodiernae, Amsterdam, page 46

Further reading[edit]

  • Awetikʿean, G.; Siwrmēlean, X.; Awgerean, M. (1837), “մաքս”, in Nor baṙgirkʿ haykazean lezui [New Dictionary of the Armenian Language] (in Old Armenian), volume II, Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy, page 232b
  • Petrosean, H. Matatʿeay V. (1879), “մաքս”, in Nor Baṙagirkʿ Hay-Angliarēn [New Dictionary Armenian–English], Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy, page 461b