հով

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Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Armenian հով (hov).

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Adjective[edit]

հով (hov)

  1. (of weather) fresh, cool, chilly

Noun[edit]

հով (hov)

  1. the cool, coolness, freshness
    հով անելhov anel ― to freshen up, to cast a shadow

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Old Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *pow- (to blow; puff, blow). Akin to հեւ (hew), հոգ (hog) and հոգի (hogi).

Adjective[edit]

հով (hov

  1. cool, fresh, bracing

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Noun[edit]

հով (hov

  1. cool, coolness, freshness; shadow
    ի հով ելանելi hov elanel ― to go into the country, to breathe the fresh air of the country
    տեղիք հովոց, հովոց գետինtełikʿ hovocʿ, hovocʿ getin ― cool, shady places; country residence
  2. folds on clothes caused by the wind
  3. wind

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References[edit]

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