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ARMENIOS THE COMMON FORFATHERS HERO FROM THETTALY (D)

(BEING CONTINUED FROM 31/06/16) (TO BE CONTINUED) Hrach MartirosyanLeiden University NOTES 31 For a discussion, see Clackson 1994: 120–121; Martirosyan 2010: 232–233; Beekes 2010, 1: 534, 1517–1518.32 Mallory/Adams 1997: 409–410; Olsen 1999: 611; Martirosyan 2010: 339; Beekes 2010, 1: 268–269.33 … Continue reading

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ARMENIOS THE COMMON FORFATHERS HERO FROM THETTALY (C)

(BEING CONTINUED FROM 23/11/15) 4. Lexical isoglosses between Armenian, Greek and Indo-Iranian4.1. Material.4.1.1. *plh1u”- ‘Pleiades’: Arm. alaw(s)unk‘ ‘Pleiades’, YAv. acc.pl. f paoiriiaēiniias < *paruiiainī,NPers. parvīn ‘Pleiades’, Gr. Πλειάδες ‘id.’; cf. Arm. y-olov ‘many’ < *polh1us: Gr. πολύς ‘many’, Skt. purú- … Continue reading

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ARMENIOS THE COMMON FORFATHERS HERO FROM THETTALY (B)

(BEING CONTINUED FROM 24/02/15) 3. Morphological isoglosses 3.1. One of the most significant morphological isoglosses shared by Armenian, Greek,Phrygian and Indo-Iranian is the e-augment (cf. § 1), e.g. Arm. 3sg aorist e-ber ‘brought’ from  PIE *é-ber-et: Skt. á-bhar-at, Gr. ἔ-φερ-ε; … Continue reading

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ARMENIOS THE COMMON FORFATHERS HERO FROM THETTALY (A)

The place of Armenian in the Indo-European language family: the relationship with Greek and Indo-Iranian* (1) Introduction The dialectal position of Armenian has attracted the attention of Armenologists ever since Heinrich Hübschmann (1875/1877) proved that Armenian does not belong to … Continue reading

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