արօս

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Armenian[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Old Armenian արօս (arōs); see it for more.

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Noun[edit]

արօս (arōs)

  1. field that is left uncultivated for 5-6 years for strengthening

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Old Armenian[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

The original spelling is արաւս (araws), of uncertain origin. Perhaps from Proto-Indo-European *arəw-ns-, from *h₂erh₃- (to plow); cognates include Ancient Greek ἄρουρα (ároura), Middle Irish arbor, Old Armenian հարաւունք (harawunkʿ).

Noun[edit]

արօս (arōs

  1. virgin soil

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References[edit]

  • արօս in Hračʿeay Ačaṙean (1971–79), Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words], in 4 vols (second edition), Yerevan: Yerevan State University
  • “araws” in Hrach Martirosyan (2010), Etymological Dictionary of the Armenian Inherited Lexicon, Leiden, Boston: Brill Academic Publishers, ISBN 9789004173378, page 128