այժմ

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Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Armenian այժմ (ayžm); see below.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adverb[edit]

այժմ (ayžm)

  1. (formal) now, at present, at this moment in time

Synonyms[edit]


Old Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Contraction of այս (ays) +‎ ժամ (žam). The contraction occurred because the stress fell on the first syllable.

Adverb[edit]

այժմ (ayžm)

  1. now, at present, at this time
    այժմ իսկayžm isk — presently; just now
    առ այժմaṙ ayžm — for the time being, for the present/moment
  2. just now, immediately, instantly, by and by
  3. recently, newly, freshly

Derived terms[edit]

References[edit]

  • այժմ in Mathias Bedrossian (1879), New Dictionary Armenian–English, Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • այժմ 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
  • այժմ in Hračʿeay Ačaṙean (1971–79), Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words], in 4 vols (second edition), Yerevan: Yerevan State University