սան

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Armenian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Armenian սան(san); see below.

Noun[edit]

սան ‎(san)

  1. nursling
  2. pupil; alumnus
  3. godchild
  4. adopted child, foster child
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Etymology 2[edit]

From Old Armenian սան(san).

Noun[edit]

սան ‎(san)

  1. copper cauldron
Declension[edit]

Old Armenian[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Zero-grade of the root սուն-(sun-, feeding, fostering).

Noun[edit]

սան ‎(san)

  1. nursling; foster child
  2. pupil, scholar
  3. godchild
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Etymology 2[edit]

The origin is uncertain.

Noun[edit]

սան ‎(san)

  1. kettle, boiler, caldron, saucepan, stewpan
  2. (chemistry) still, cucurbit
    սան Պապեն‎ ― san Papen ― Papin's digestor, athanor, digesting-furnace
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References[edit]

  • Petrosean, H. Matatʿeay V. (1879), “սան”, in Nor Baṙagirkʿ Hay-Angliarēn [New Dictionary Armenian–English], Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • Awetikʿean, G.; Siwrmēlean, X.; Awgerean, M. (1836–1837), “սան”, in Nor baṙgirkʿ haykazean lezui [New Dictionary of the Armenian Language] (in Old Armenian), Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • Ačaṙean, Hračʿeay (1971–1979), “սան”, in Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words] (in Armenian), 2nd edition, Yerevan: University Press, published 1926–1935