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 չորեքկուսի‎ ― siwn čʿorekʿkusipilaster
    անջրպետ սեանց‎ ― anǰrpet seancʿintercolumnation
    շարք սեանց‎ ― šarkʿ seancʿcolonnade
    սիւն ամպ/ամպոյ‎ ― siwn amp/ampoypillar of cloud
    սիւնք շրջանակօք/շրջանակաւ‎ ― siwnkʿ šrǰanakōkʿ/šrǰanakawperistyle

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References[edit]

  • Ačaṙean, Hračʿeay (1971–1979), “սիւն”, in Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words] (in Armenian), 2nd edition, Yerevan: University Press, published 1926–1935
  • Petrosean, H. Matatʿeay V. (1879), “սիւն”, in Nor Baṙagirkʿ Hay-Angliarēn [New Dictionary Armenian–English], Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • Awetikʿean, G.; Siwrmēlean, X.; Awgerean, M. (1836–1837), “սիւն”, in Nor baṙgirkʿ haykazean lezui [New Dictionary of the Armenian Language] (in Old Armenian), Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • Matasović, Ranko (2009) A Grammatical Sketch of Classical Armenian[1] (pdf), Zagreb, page 12