դժուար

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Middle Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Armenian դժուար (džuar).

Adjective[edit]

դժուար (džuar)

  1. Alternative form of դժար (džar)

References[edit]

  • դժուար 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

Old Armenian[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

An Iranian borrowing. Compare Parthian [script needed] (dižvār), Middle Persian [script needed] (dušxvār), Persian دشوار (dušvār).

Adjective[edit]

դժուար (džuar

  1. difficult
    դժուարք լերանցdžuarkʿ lerancʿ ― rock, cragged or steep place
    ի դժուար լինելi džuar linel ― to be in agony
    ի դժուար անկեալi džuar ankeal ― to run the risk, to be in danger
    դժուարօք բերելdžuarōkʿ berel ― to be afflicted

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Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  • դժուար in Mathias Bedrossian (1879), New Dictionary Armenian–English, Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • դժուար 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
  • դժուար in Hračʿeay Ačaṙean (1971–79), Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words], in 4 vols (second edition), Yerevan: Yerevan State University
  • դժուար in Geworg J̌ahukyan (ed. by Vahan Sargsyan) (2010), Hayeren stugabanakan baṙaran [Armenian Etymological Dictionary], Yerevan: Asoghik, ISBN 978-9939-50-121-5