ազն

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Old Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Iranian ā-zn(a)-. Compare Manichaean Middle Persian ʾzn (āzn) and see it for more.

Noun[edit]

ազն (azn

  1. generation, nation, tribe

Declension[edit]

Usage notes[edit]

Classically the word was usually used in the plural.

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Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  • ազն in Mathias Bedrossian (1879), New Dictionary Armenian–English, Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • ազն in Gabriēl Awetikʿean, Xačʿatur Siwrmēlean, Mkrtičʿ Awgerean (1836–37), Nor baṙgirkʿ haykazean lezui [New Dictionary of the Armenian Language], in 2 vols, Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • ազն in Hračʿeay Ačaṙean (1971–79), Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words], in 4 vols (second edition), Yerevan: Yerevan State University
  • “āysña-” in Harold W. Bailey (1979), Dictionary of Khotan Saka, Cambridge, London, New York, Melbourne: Cambridge University press, page 21a
  • Geworg J̌ahukyan (1987), Hayocʿ lezvi patmutʿyun; naxagrayin žamanakašrǰan [History of the Armenian language: The Pre-Written Period], Yerevan: Academy of Sciences of the Armenian SSR