դոյզն

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Old Armenian[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

The origin is uncertain.

Adjective[edit]

դոյզն (doyzn) (indeclinable

  1. very little, exiguous; small; frivolous, light
    դոյզն ինչdoyzn inčʿ ― very little; pinch, drop

Usage notes[edit]

This adjective was indeclinable. If it had to be declined, it was replaced by synonymous դուզնաքեայ (duznakʿeay).

Adverb[edit]

դոյզն (doyzn)

  1. a little; a trifle; (just) a bit

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References[edit]

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