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Etymological Dictionary of the Armenian Inherited Lexicon

TitleEtymological Dictionary of the Armenian Inherited Lexicon
Publication TypeBook
Year of Publication2009
AuthorsMartirosyan, HK
Series TitleLeiden Indo-European etymological dictionary series
Number of PagesXVI, 988
Place PublishedLeiden ; Boston
Publication Languageeng

As an Indo-European language, Armenian has been the subject of etymological research for over a hundred years. There are many valuable systematic handbooks, studies and surveys on comparative Armenian linguistics. Almost all of these works, with a few exceptions, mostly concentrate on Classical Armenian and touch the dialects only sporadically. Non-literary data taken from Armenian dialects have largely remained outside of the scope of Indo-European etymological considerations. This book provides an up-to-date description of the Indo-European lexical stock of Armenian with systematic inclusion of dialectal data. It incorporates the lexical, phonetic, and morphological material in the Armenian dialects into the etymological treatment of the Indo-European lexicon. In this respect it is completely new.

Citation KeyMartirosyan2009
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