փիլիսոփայ

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From Classical Syriac ܦܝܠܘܣܘܦܐ (fīlōsōfā), from Ancient Greek φιλόσοφος (philósophos). The word was borrowed via Syriac as shown by the -այ (-ay) ending. The Ancient Greek word was also borrowed directly as փիլիսոփոս (pʿilisopʿos).

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փիլիսոփայ (pʿilisopʿay)

  1. philosopher
  2. chorister, singer

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References[edit]

  • Ačaṙean, Hračʿeay (1971–1979), “փիլիսոփայ”, in Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words] (in Armenian), 2nd edition, Yerevan: University Press, published 1926–1935
  • Petrosean, H. Matatʿeay V. (1879), “փիլիսոփայ”, in Nor Baṙagirkʿ Hay-Angliarēn [New Dictionary Armenian–English], Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy