յատակ

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Middle Armenian[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Old Armenian յատակ (yatak).

Noun[edit]

յատակ (yatak)

  1. bottom (e.g. of a sea, stomach, etc.)
  2. land, country
    յատակ հայրենեացyatak hayreneacʿnative land or country
  3. homeland

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Old Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

According to Martirosyan, from յ- (y-) +‎ Iranian *a-tā̆k (bottomless), composed of the privative prefix *a- and *tā̆k (bottom), whence տակ (tak).

Noun[edit]

յատակ (yatak)

  1. bottom (of sea, underworld, hell, etc.)
    յատակ գետոցyatak getocʿcanal, bed of a river
    յատակ աղիւսակերտyatak ałiwsakertbrick pavement
    յատակ սալայատակyatak salayatakstone pavement
    յատակ նաւուyatak nawukeel of a ship
    առ յատակաւ կործանել, քանդել մինչեւ ցյատակ/ցյատակսaṙ yatakaw korcanel, kʿandel minčʿew cʿyatak/cʿyataksto raze to the ground, to level or lay even with the ground, to demolish, to raze or pull down; to sap, to undermine
    լի լինել գետոյն յամենայն յատակս իւրli linel getoyn yamenayn yataks iwrto be swelled very high, to rise, to swell beyond, to overflow
  2. land, country
    յատակ հայրենի/հայրենեացyatak hayreni/hayreneacʿnative land or country, birth-place, home

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References[edit]

  • Petrosean, H. Matatʿeay V. (1879), “յատակ”, in Nor Baṙagirkʿ Hay-Angliarēn [New Dictionary Armenian–English], Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • Awetikʿean, G.; Siwrmēlean, X.; Awgerean, M. (1836–1837), “յատակ”, in Nor baṙgirkʿ haykazean lezui [New Dictionary of the Armenian Language] (in Old Armenian), Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • Ačaṙean, Hračʿeay (1971–1979), “յատակ”, in Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words] (in Armenian), 2nd 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 489