ախազ

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Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Armenian ախազ (axaz); see it for more.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

ախազ (axaz)

  1. ermine

Declension[edit]


Old Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Contamination of աքիս (akʿis) and Middle Persian 𐭧𐭦 (xaz), Persian خز (xaz, marten).

Noun[edit]

ախազ (axaz

  1. ermine
  2. ermine-fur

Declension[edit]

Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  • ախազ in Mathias Bedrossian (1879), New Dictionary Armenian–English, Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • ախազ 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
  • ախազ in Hračʿeay Ačaṙean (1971–79), Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words], in 4 vols (second edition), Yerevan: Yerevan State University
  • “axaz” in Hrach Martirosyan (2010), Etymological Dictionary of the Armenian Inherited Lexicon, Leiden, Boston: Brill Academic Publishers, ISBN 9789004173378, page 16