վաթսուն

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Armenian[edit]

Armenian cardinal numbers
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    Cardinal : վաթսուն (vatʿsun)
    Ordinal : վաթսուներորդ (vatʿsunerord)

Etymology[edit]

From Old Armenian վաթսուն (vatʿsun); see below.

Pronunciation[edit]

Numeral[edit]

վաթսուն (vatʿsun)

  1. sixty

Declension[edit]


Old Armenian[edit]

Old Armenian cardinal numbers
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    Cardinal : վաթսուն (vatʿsun)
    Ordinal : վաթսներորդ (vatʿsnerord)

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *swéḱs(d)ḱomt. The -ա- (-a-) instead of the expected -ե- (-e-) (compare վեց (vecʿ, six)) is probably explained by a zero-grade form taken from the ordinal.

Numeral[edit]

վաթսուն (vatʿsun)

  1. sixty

Declension[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • Armenian: վաթսուն (vatʿsun)

Further reading[edit]

  • Ačaṙean, Hračʿeay, “վաթսուն”, in Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words]‎[1] (in Armenian), 2nd edition, reprint of the original 1926–1935 seven-volume edition, Yerevan: University Press, 1971–1979
  • Awetikʿean, G.; Siwrmēlean, X.; Awgerean, M., “վաթսուն”, in Nor baṙgirkʿ haykazean lezui [New Dictionary of the Armenian Language]‎[2] (in Old Armenian), Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy, 1836–1837
  • Martirosyan, Hrach, Etymological Dictionary of the Armenian Inherited Lexicon (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 8), Leiden, Boston: Brill, 2010, pages 590–591
  • Petrosean, H. Matatʿeay V., “վաթսուն”, in Nor Baṙagirkʿ Hay-Angliarēn [New Dictionary Armenian–English]‎[3], Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy, 1879