մսան

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Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Armenian մսան (msan).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

մսան (msan)

  1. the fleshy part of animal's loins

Declension[edit]


Old Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

An inner-Armenian formation based on միս (mis) or from earlier n-stem *մսանն (*msann) (compare plural մսանունք (msanunkʿ)), from Proto-Indo-European *mē(m)s-n- (compare Ancient Greek μῆνιγξ (mêninx)), from *mḗms (meat), whence միս (mis).

Noun[edit]

մսան (msan)

  1. the fleshy part of loins

Declension[edit]

Derived terms[edit]


Descendants[edit]

  • Armenian: մսան (msan)

References[edit]

  • Petrosean, H. Matatʿeay V. (1879) , “մսան”, in Nor Baṙagirkʿ Hay-Angliarēn [New Dictionary Armenian–English], Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • Awetikʿean, G.; Siwrmēlean, X.; Awgerean, M. (1836–1837) , “մսան”, in Nor baṙgirkʿ haykazean lezui [New Dictionary of the Armenian Language] (in Old Armenian), Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • Ačaṙean, Hračʿeay (1971–1979) , “միս”, in Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words] (in Armenian), 2nd edition, reprint of the original 1926–1935 seven-volume edition, Yerevan: University Press
  • Martirosyan, Hrach (2010) Etymological Dictionary of the Armenian Inherited Lexicon (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 8), Leiden, Boston: Brill, page 469