յօսեմ

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Old Armenian[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

The original spelling is յաւսեմ (yawsem). From an Iranian language; compare Pashto غوول (γowəl, to copulate).

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Verb[edit]

յօսեմ (yōsem)  (aorist indicative յօսեցի)

  1. (transitive) to fornicate, to commit fornication
    յօսել ի բոզսyōsel i bozs ― to whore, to be a whoremonger
  2. (transitive) to violate, to force, to deflower
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Etymology 2[edit]

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Verb[edit]

յօսեմ (yōsem)  (aorist indicative յօսեցի)

  1. Alternative form of հիւսեմ (hiwsem).
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References[edit]

  • յօսեմ in Mathias Bedrossian (1879), New Dictionary Armenian–English, Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • յօսեմ 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
  • յօսնել in Hračʿeay Ačaṙean (1971–79), Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words], in 4 vols (second edition), Yerevan: Yerevan State University
  • Johnny Cheung (2007), Etymological Dictionary of the Iranian Verb, Ledien, Boston: Brill Academic Publishers, page 175