սեաւ

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Old Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Parthian 𐫘𐫏𐫀𐫇(syʾw /syāw/), from Proto-Iranian *ćyaHwáh. According to Perixanjan, replaced earlier Old Armenian *շաւ (*šaw) from Middle Median *šāw, whence Georgian შავი (šavi).

Adjective[edit]

սեաւ (seaw)

  1. black
    սեաւ փայտseaw pʿaytebony
  2. (figuratively) sad, gloomy

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Noun[edit]

սեաւ (seaw)

  1. black horse
  2. ink

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References[edit]

  • Awetikʿean, G.; Siwrmēlean, X.; Awgerean, M. (1836–1837), “սեաւ”, in Nor baṙgirkʿ haykazean lezui [New Dictionary of the Armenian Language] (in Old Armenian), Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • Ačaṙean, Hračʿeay (1971–1979), “սեաւ”, in Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words] (in Armenian), 2nd edition, reprint of the original 1926–1935 seven-volume edition, Yerevan: University Press
  • Perixanjan, Anait (1993) Materialy k etimologičeskomu slovarju drevnearmjanskovo jazyka. Častʹ I [Materials for the Etymological Dictionary of the Old Armenian Language. Part 1] (in Russian), Yerevan: Academy Press, page 21
  • Petrosean, H. Matatʿeay V. (1879), “սեաւ”, in Nor Baṙagirkʿ Hay-Angliarēn [New Dictionary Armenian–English], Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy