վին

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Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from Old Armenian վին(vin)

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վին ‎(vin)

  1. (historical) a kind of plucked string instrument similar to an oud, lute or a harp

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Old Armenian[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

An Iranian borrowing. Compare Middle Persian wn'(win, veena, lute) and see there for more.

Noun[edit]

վին ‎(vin)

  1. a kind of plucked string instrument similar to an oud, lute or a harp
    վին հարկանել‎ ― vin harkanel ― to play the vin

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  • Petrosean, H. Matatʿeay V. (1879), “վին”, in Nor Baṙagirkʿ Hay-Angliarēn [New Dictionary Armenian–English], Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • Awetikʿean, G.; Siwrmēlean, X.; Awgerean, M. (1836–1837), “վին”, in Nor baṙgirkʿ haykazean lezui [New Dictionary of the Armenian Language] (in Old Armenian), Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • Ačaṙean, Hračʿeay (1979), “վին”, in Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words] (in Armenian), volume IV, 2nd edition, Yerevan: University Press, published 1926–1935, pages 340–341
  • Mkrtčʿyan, Nerses (2000), “վին”, in Eražštakan baṙaran [Musical Dictionary] (in Armenian), Yerevan: Mšakuytʿi hayk. fond, ISBN 99930-815-0-7, pages 250–251