գոյ

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Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Armenian գոյ (goy); see it for more.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

գոյ (goy)

  1. being

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Old Armenian[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *h₂wes-.

Noun[edit]

գոյ (goy

  1. being, existence, substance
    ըստ գոյին, գոյիւ, գոյիւ իւրով, գոյիւ չափəst goyin, goyiw, goyiw iwrov, goyiw čʿapʿ ― as much as his means or property allow, as much as he had; entirely, completely
    ի գոյ ածելi goy acel ― to create, to cause to exist
  2. God
  3. (usually in the plural) goods, property
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References[edit]

  • գոյ in Mathias Bedrossian (1879), New Dictionary Armenian–English, Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • գոյ 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
  • գոյ in Hračʿeay Ačaṙean (1971–79), Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words], in 4 vols (second edition), Yerevan: Yerevan State University
  • Hrach Martirosyan (2010), Etymological Dictionary of the Armenian Inherited Lexicon, Leiden, Boston: Brill Academic Publishers, ISBN 9789004173378, page 221

Etymology 2[edit]

Verb[edit]

գոյ (goy)

  1. third-person singular present active indicative of գոմ (gom)