հզօր

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Old Armenian[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From հ- (h-) +‎ զօր (zōr). Otherwise, the whole word may be a borrowing from Middle Iranian *huzōr, with the same meaning; and even if not, the Iranian influence is undeniable.

Adjective[edit]

հզօր (hzōr

  1. strong, powerful, mighty, vigorous, valiant; robust, lusty, stout; potent, energetic, efficacious
    հզօրն, հզօրն երկնից եւ երկրիhzōrn, hzōrn erknicʿ ew erkri ― the Almighty, Omnipotent
    հզօրքhzōrkʿ ― the mighty of the earth
    հզօր զօրութեամբhzōr zōrutʿeamb ― very strong, most valiant, mighty
    հզօր թեւարկուhzōr tʿewarku ― a professed or open protector

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References[edit]

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