հիւծանիմ

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Etymology[edit]

The root is հիւծ- (hiwc-), of uncertain origin, +‎ -ան- (-an-). But compare English sick.

Verb[edit]

հիւծանիմ (hiwcanim)  (aorist indicative հիւծայ)

  1. to grow lean, to get thin, to shrink, to waste, to fall or pine away, to wither, to languish, to droop, to dwindle away, to decay
    հիւծանել լուսնիhiwcanel lusni ― to wane
    հիւծեալhiwceal ― lean, meagre, poor, thin, puny
    լուսին հիւծեալlusin hiwceal ― waning moon

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References[edit]

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