սկիզբն

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Old Armenian[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From earlier սկիսմն (skismn), from the root of սկսանիմ (sksanim) +‎ -մն (-mn).

Noun[edit]

սկիզբն (skizbn)

  1. beginning, commencement, outset
    ի սկզբանէi skzbanēin the beginning, at first, originally, firstly, primitively
    անդուստ, անդստին ի սկզբանէandust, andstin i skzbanēfrom the very beginning or outset, from the first, ab ovo, ab antiquo
    ի սկզբանէ ցկատարածնi skzbanē cʿkataracnfrom beginning to end
    ի սկզբանէ աշխարհիi skzbanē ašxarhisince the creation of the world
    ի սկզբանէ էր բաննi skzbanē ēr bannin the beginning was the Word
    սկիզբն առնել, առնուլ, ունելskizbn aṙnel, aṙnul, unelto begin
  2. origin, principle; cause, matter, author, mother, motive, birth, base, foundation
    սկզբունք անընդմիջականքskzbunkʿ anəndmiǰakankʿimmediate principles
    սկզբունք Արքիմեդեայskzbunkʿ ArkʿimedeayArchimedes' principles
  3. principle, maxim
  4. prelude, proem, exordium

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References[edit]

  • Ačaṙean, Hračʿeay (1971–1979), “սկսանիլ”, in Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words] (in Armenian), 2nd edition, Yerevan: University Press
  • Petrosean, H. Matatʿeay V. (1879), “սկիզբն”, in Nor Baṙagirkʿ Hay-Angliarēn [New Dictionary Armenian–English], Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • Awetikʿean, G.; Siwrmēlean, X.; Awgerean, M. (1836–1837), “սկիզբն”, in Nor baṙgirkʿ haykazean lezui [New Dictionary of the Armenian Language] (in Old Armenian), Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • Godel, Robert (1975) An introduction to the study of classical Armenian, Wiesbaden: Dr. Ludwig Reichert Verlag, page 66