գոյն

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Old Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Iranian gōn, from Old Iranian gauna-. Compare Middle Persian gwn' (gōn, colour; kind, sort), Persian گون (gūn, colour; kind manner), Avestan 𐬔𐬀𐬊𐬥𐬀 (gaona-, kind, manner, colour).

Noun[edit]

գոյն (goyn

  1. colour; tint, dye
    թափել, հատանել, բառնալ զգոյնtʿapʿel, hatanel, baṙnal zgoyn ― to discolour
    գոյն մարմնոյgoyn marmnoy ― complexion
  2. (pathology) jaundice
  3. (music) a kind of musical note

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Preposition[edit]

գոյն (goyn)

  1. as, like

Adverb[edit]

գոյն (goyn)

  1. so, thus, in this manner

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References[edit]

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