յոգն

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Old Armenian[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

The origin is uncertain.

Perhaps from յ- (y-) +‎ Proto-Indo-European *o-gʷʰhon- or *o-gʷʰno- (compare Sanskrit आहनस् (ā-hanás), Persian آگندن (āgandan), آگن (āgan-, to fill)), from *gʷʰen- (to swell, abound) and cognate with Sanskrit घन (ghaná, compact, solid, hard, firm, dense), Ancient Greek εὐθενής (euthenḗs, in abundance), Lithuanian ganėti (to suffice), Old Church Slavonic гонѣти (goněti, to suffice).

As an alternative, Martirosyan connects with Ancient Greek ὄχλος (ókhlos) and hypothetically assumes a common borrowing of substrate origin.

Adjective[edit]

յոգն (yogn)

  1. numerous, much, plenty, abundant

Declension[edit]

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References[edit]

  • Petrosean, H. Matatʿeay V. (1879), “յոգն”, in Nor Baṙagirkʿ Hay-Angliarēn [New Dictionary Armenian–English], Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • Awetikʿean, G.; Siwrmēlean, X.; Awgerean, M. (1836–1837), “յոգն”, in Nor baṙgirkʿ haykazean lezui [New Dictionary of the Armenian Language] (in Old Armenian), Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • Ačaṙean, Hračʿeay (1971–1979), “յոգն”, 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 494