առիւծ

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Etymology[edit]

From earlier առեւծ (aṙewc), from *ռեւծ (*ṙewc), from Proto-Indo-European *rewǵ- (to roar). Cognates include Ancient Greek ἐρεύγομαι (ereúgomai, to roar, to bellow), ὠρυγή (ōrugḗ, roar), Latin rūgio (to roar), Old Church Slavonic ръзати (rŭzati, to neigh) (Russian ржать (ržatʹ)), Middle Irish rucht (roar, howl) and Old English rēoc (wild).

Noun[edit]

առիւծ (aṙiwc

  1. lion
    մատակ առիւծmatak aṙiwc ― lioness
    կորիւն առիւծուkoriwn aṙiwcu ― lion's whelp, young lion
    մռնչիւն, մռնչել առիւծուmṙnčʿiwn, mṙnčʿel aṙiwcu ― roaring, to roar
  2. (astronomy) Leo constellation

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References[edit]

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