տիւ

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Old Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *diw-, the oblique stem of *dyḗws (diurnal sky; sky god). See also երկտի (erkti). The sense "sky god" is not attested in Armenian. For possible traces of it see ծիածան (ciacan), տկողին (tkołin), աստուած (astuac), դիք (dikʿ).

Noun[edit]

տիւ (tiw)

  1. day, daytime, the part of the day when the sun shines
    տիւ եւ գիշերtiw ew gišernychthemeron
    ի տուէ, ի տունջեանi tuē, i tunǰeanduring the day, by day, in the day-time
    ի լուսապայծառ, ի լոյս տունջեանi lusapaycaṙ, i loys tunǰeanin broad day light
    ընդ տիւն ողջոյնənd tiwn ołǰoynall day long
    ի տուէ եւ ի գիշերի, զտիւ եւ զգիշերi tuē ew i gišeri, ztiw ew zgišerday and night, night and day
    չեւ խոնարհեալ տունջեանčʿew xonarheal tunǰeanbefore the end of the day, before nightfall
    արփիաճաճանչ տիւarpʿiačačančʿ tiwfine day, fine weather
    ի տունջենիս յայսմիկi tunǰenis yaysmikthis day, to-day

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Descendants[edit]

  • Armenian: տիվ (tiv), տվնջյան (tvnǰyan)

Further reading[edit]

  • Ačaṙean, Hračʿeay (1971–1979) , “տիւ”, 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
  • Awetikʿean, G.; Siwrmēlean, X.; Awgerean, M. (1836–1837) , “տիւ”, 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 35
  • Martirosyan, Hrach (2019) , “Traces of Indo-European ‘Father Sky, God’ in Armenian”, in U. Bläsing, J. Dum-Tragut, T.M. van Lint, editors, Armenian, Hittite, and Indo-European Studies: A Commemoration Volume for Jos J.S. Weitenberg (Hebrew University Armenian Studies; 15), Leuven: Peeters, pages 195–205
  • Matasović, Ranko (2009) A Grammatical Sketch of Classical Armenian[1] (pdf), Zagreb, page 8
  • Petrosean, H. Matatʿeay V. (1879) , “տիւ”, in Nor Baṙagirkʿ Hay-Angliarēn [New Dictionary Armenian–English], Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy