ութ

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Armenian[edit]

Armenian cardinal numbers
 <  7 8 9  > 
    Cardinal : ութ (utʿ)
    Ordinal : ութերորդ (utʿerord)
    Multiplier : ութակի (utʿaki)
    Distributive : ութական (utʿakan)

Etymology[edit]

From Old Armenian ութ (utʿ); see below.

Pronunciation[edit]

Numeral[edit]

ութ (utʿ)

  1. eight

Declension[edit]


Old Armenian[edit]

Old Armenian cardinal numbers
 <  7 8 9  > 
    Cardinal : ութ (utʿ)
    Ordinal : ութերորդ (utʿerord)
    Adverbial : ութիցս (utʿicʿs)
    Collective : ութեքին (utʿekʿin)

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Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Armenian *owtu-, from Proto-Indo-European *oḱtṓw. The failed palatalization of *ḱ is generally explained as a result of the analogy with եւթն (ewtʿn, seven), seen also in Ancient Greek ὀπτώ (optṓ).

Numeral[edit]

ութ (utʿ)

  1. eight
    յամի տեառն հազար ութ հարիւր եօթանասուն եւ ութyami teaṙn hazar utʿ hariwr eōtʿanasun ew utʿin the year of our Lord eighteen hundred and seventy eight

Declension[edit]

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Descendants[edit]

  • Armenian: ութ (utʿ)

References[edit]

  • Petrosean, H. Matatʿeay V. (1879), “ութ”, in Nor Baṙagirkʿ Hay-Angliarēn [New Dictionary Armenian–English], Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • Awetikʿean, G.; Siwrmēlean, X.; Awgerean, M. (1836–1837), “ութ”, in Nor baṙgirkʿ haykazean lezui [New Dictionary of the Armenian Language] (in Old Armenian), Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • Ačaṙean, Hračʿeay (1971–1979), “ութ”, in Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Armenian Etymological Dictionary] (in Armenian), 2nd edition, a 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 631
  • Kortlandt, Frederik (2003) Armeniaca: comparative notes, with an appendix on the historical phonology of Classical Armenian by Robert S. P. Beekes, Ann Arbor: Caravan Books, page 184