շնութիւն

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Old Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From շուն(šun, dog; adulterer) +‎ -ութիւն(-utʿiwn).

Noun[edit]

շնութիւն ‎(šnutʿiwn)

  1. canine nature
  2. adultery, fornication
    ըմբռնիլ ի շնութեան‎ ― əmbṙnil i šnutʿean ― to be taken in adultery
  3. (figuratively) idolatry

Declension[edit]

Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  • Petrosean, H. Matatʿeay V. (1879), “շնութիւն”, in Nor Baṙagirkʿ Hay-Angliarēn [New Dictionary Armenian–English], Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy