սիւն

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Old Armenian[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *ḱiHwon-, whence also Ancient Greek κίων (kíōn, column). No other cognates survive.

Noun[edit]

սիւն (siwn

  1. column, pillar
    սիւն չորեքկուսիsiwn čʿorekʿkusi ― pilaster
    անջրպետ սեանցanǰrpet seancʿ ― intercolumnation
    շարք սեանցšarkʿ seancʿ ― colonnade
    սիւն ամպ/ամպոյsiwn amp/ampoy ― pillar of cloud
    սիւնք շրջանակօք/շրջանակաւsiwnkʿ šrǰanakōkʿ/šrǰanakaw ― peristyle

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References[edit]

  • սիւն in Hračʿeay Ačaṙean (1971–79), Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words], in 4 vols (second edition), Yerevan: Yerevan State University
  • սիւն in Mathias Bedrossian (1879), New Dictionary Armenian–English, Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • սիւն in Gabriēl Awetikʿean, Xačʿatur Siwrmēlean, Mkrtičʿ Awgerean (1836–37), Nor baṙgirkʿ haykazean lezui [New Dictionary of the Armenian Language], in 2 vols, Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • Ranko Matasović (2009), A Grammatical Sketch of Classical Armenian, Zagreb, page 12