STRUCTURAL TYPES OF ARMENIAN LANGUAGE VARIANT- UNITS IN THE TRANSLATION BOOKS OF THE BIBLE

Authors

  • Lalik KHACHATRYAN Khachatur Abovyan Armenian State Pedagogical University

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.24234/miopap.v17i1.372

Keywords:

variant-unit, word variant, phonetic variant, grammatical variant, sound alternation, augmentative, synthetic form, analytical form, declensional stems, verb stems

Abstract

The correlative study of variants’ form and meaning in the Bible books shows that some types of variants; word-variants, phonetic-variants, grammatical variants, that give some idea about present linguistic reality from the synchronic point. The marginal components of word variants are words which have different manifestations of the form. Phonetic variants have been formed through sound- interchange. Grammatical variants are formed by different declensional forms.

The results of the investigation can serve as a means of comparison for both the interlinguistic and interlinguistic typological investigation. From the subject of the study, we can conclude that variant-units found in the Bible are a heritage from the prewritten period. They have been transferred to old Armenian with the lexical structure of prewritten Armenian and were reflected in the first Armenian translation manuscript- in the Bible.

Author Biography

Lalik KHACHATRYAN, Khachatur Abovyan Armenian State Pedagogical University

Doctor of Philology, Professor. Chair of Armenian Language and its Teaching Methods. Head of the Linguistics Research Laboratory. Khachatur Abovyan Armenian State Pedagogical University

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Astuatsaturean, T. V., (1895). Hamabarbar hin ev nor ktakaranac (The Concordance of Old and New Testaments), Jerusalem; Saint Hakobeants Publication.

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Published

2020-04-28

How to Cite

KHACHATRYAN, L. (2020). STRUCTURAL TYPES OF ARMENIAN LANGUAGE VARIANT- UNITS IN THE TRANSLATION BOOKS OF THE BIBLE. Main Issues Of Pedagogy And Psychology, 17(1), 126-136. https://doi.org/10.24234/miopap.v17i1.372

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