յետս

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Old Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From յետ (yet) +‎ (-s).

Adverb[edit]

յետս (yets)

  1. behind, backward
    յետս յետս չոգանyets yets čʿogan ― they fell back
    յետս ընդդէմyets ənddēm ― backward; in an opposite sense, in the contrary directions, against the grain, in a wrong sense or way, contrariwise; contrary, against, opposite, inverse
    ձախողակի յետս ընդդէմքն պատահեաց նմաjaxołaki yets ənddēmkʿn pataheacʿ nma ― everything went wrong with him; fortune was against him
    յետս, յետս ընդդէմ դառնալyets, yets ənddēm daṙnal ― to turn back, to retrace one's steps, to return, to go or come back
    կապել զձեռս յետսkapel zjeṙs yets ― to tie the hands behind one
    յետս կալ, կասելyets kal, kasel ― to cease, to stop; to abandon, to leave
    յետս կացուցանելyets kacʿucʿanel ― to hinder, to deter, to divert from
    յետս հարկանելyets harkanel ― to reject, to refuse, to confute, to disprove
    յետս ընկենուլyets ənkenul ― to reject, to contemn, to despise
    յետս տանելyets tanel ― to abandon, to leave
    յետս ունելyets unel ― to hinder, to impede, to divert from
    ձեռս յետսjeṙs yets ― with the hands tied behind

References[edit]

  • յետս in Mathias Bedrossian (1879), New Dictionary Armenian–English, Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy