վեց

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Armenian[edit]

Armenian cardinal numbers
 <  5 6 7  > 
    Cardinal : վեց (vecʿ)
    Ordinal : վեցերորդ (vecʿerord)
    Multiplier : վեցակի (vecʿaki)
    Distributive : վեցական (vecʿakan)

Etymology[edit]

From Old Armenian վեց (vecʿ).

Pronunciation[edit]

Numeral[edit]

վեց (vecʿ)

  1. six

Declension[edit]


Old Armenian[edit]

Old Armenian cardinal numbers
 <  5 6 7  > 
    Cardinal : վեց (vecʿ)
    Ordinal : վեցերորդ (vecʿerord)
    Adverbial : վեցիցս (vecʿicʿs)
    Multiplier : վեցակի (vecʿaki)
    Collective : վեցեքին (vecʿekʿin)

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *wéḱs, an s-less variant of *swéḱs. Compare also Old Prussian uschts.

Numeral[edit]

վեց (vecʿ)

  1. six
    վեց ամիսvecʿ amissix months

Declension[edit]

Usage notes[edit]

The word has the following combining forms: վեց- (vecʿ-), վեշ- (veš-).

Derived terms[edit]

Related terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • Armenian: վեց (vecʿ)

References[edit]

  • Petrosean, H. Matatʿeay V. (1879) , “վեց”, in Nor Baṙagirkʿ Hay-Angliarēn [New Dictionary Armenian–English], Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • Awetikʿean, G.; Siwrmēlean, X.; Awgerean, M. (1836–1837) , “վեց”, in Nor baṙgirkʿ haykazean lezui [New Dictionary of the Armenian Language] (in Old Armenian), Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • Ačaṙean, Hračʿeay (1971–1979) , “վեց”, 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
  • Martirosyan, Hrach (2010) Etymological Dictionary of the Armenian Inherited Lexicon (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 8), Leiden, Boston: Brill, page 594
  • Kortlandt, Frederik (2003) Armeniaca: comparative notes, with an appendix on the historical phonology of Classical Armenian by Robert S. P. Beekes, Ann Arbor: Caravan Books, page 165