ոսկի

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Armenian[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Old Armenian ոսկի (oski).

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Noun[edit]

ոսկի (oski)

  1. gold
  2. gold coin

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Adjective[edit]

ոսկի (oski)

  1. golden

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Old Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

The origin is unclear. Similar words are found in Finno-Ugric languages, namely Finnish vaski (copper) and Hungarian vas (iron), and in Sumerian [script needed] (guškin, gold). Unconvincing Proto-Indo-European etymologies have also been suggested.

Noun[edit]

ոսկի (oski)

  1. gold
    մուսիոնեան ոսկիmusionean oskimassive gold
    ոսկի շանթաձիգoski šantʿajigrum fulminans, fulminating gold
    ընդելուզեալ ոսկովəndeluzeal oskovornamented with gold
    գնել ինչ ի կշիռ ոսկւոյgnel inčʿ i kšiṙ oskwoyto pay exceedingly dear for, or at an extravagant rate
  2. gold coin

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Adjective[edit]

ոսկի (oski)

  1. gold, golden, of gold
    մանեակ ոսկիmaneak oskigold necklace
    ոսկի եղէգնoski ełēgnLysimachia, money-wort, loose-strife

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References[edit]

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