երիցս

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Armenian[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

  • յերիցս (yericʿs) (reformed orthography spelling in 1922–1940)

Etymology[edit]

From Old Armenian երիցս (ericʿs); see it for more.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adverb[edit]

երիցս (ericʿs)

  1. (archaic, literary) three times, thrice
  2. (archaic, literary) for the third time
  3. (archaic, literary, figuratively) very, much

References[edit]

  • երիցս in Ēduard Ałayan (1976), Ardi hayereni bacʿatrakan baṙaran [Explanatory Dictionary of Modern Armenian], in 2 vols, Yerevan: Hayastan

Old Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From եր- (er-) +‎ -իցս (-icʿs).

Adverb[edit]

երիցս (ericʿs)

  1. three times, thrice
    երիցս անգամericʿs angam ― three times
  2. for the third time
  3. (figuratively, Greek style) very, much (corresponds to Ancient Greek τρίς (trís) and Russian трижды (triždy), which are often used merely to intensify the notion)
    երիցս ատելիericʿs ateli ― very hateful, very odious
    երիցս երանելիericʿs eraneli ― very happy, thrice happy, blessed

Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  • երիցս in Mathias Bedrossian (1879), New Dictionary Armenian–English, Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • երիցս 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
  • երիցս in Ṙubēn Łazarean (2000), Grabari baṙaran [Dictionary of Old Armenian], in 2 vols, Yerevan: Yerevan State University