մզկիթ

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Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Armenian մզկիթ (mzkitʿ).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

մզկիթ (mzkitʿ)

  1. mosque

Declension[edit]


Middle Armenian[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Persian مزکت (mazkit), مزگت (mazgit), from Middle Persian mzgt' (mazgit), from Aramaic [script needed] (masgeḏ). Cognate to Arabic مَسْجِدٌ (masjid), also from Aramaic. Compare also Classical Syriac ܡܣܓܕܐ.

Noun[edit]

մզկիթ (mzkitʿ) (genitive singular մզկթի, nominative plural մզկթնի)

  1. mosque

Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  • Petrosean, H. Matatʿeay V. (1879), “մզկիթ”, in Nor Baṙagirkʿ Hay-Angliarēn [New Dictionary Armenian–English], Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • Awetikʿean, G.; Siwrmēlean, X.; Awgerean, M. (1836–1837), “մզկիթ”, in Nor baṙgirkʿ haykazean lezui [New Dictionary of the Armenian Language] (in Old Armenian), Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • Ačaṙean, Hračʿeay (1971–1979), “մզկիթ”, in Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words] (in Armenian), 2nd edition, Yerevan: University Press, published 1926–1935
  • Łazaryan, Ṙ. S.; Avetisyan, H. M. (2009), “մզկիթ”, in Miǰin hayereni baṙaran [Dictionary of Middle Armenian] (in Armenian), 2nd edition, Yerevan: University Press