նաւազ

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Old Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Parthian nʾwʾz (nāwāz, skipper), from Iranian *nau- (ship) + *az- (to drive, to lead); the first is cognate with նաւ (naw), the second with ածեմ (acem). Compare Avestan 𐬥𐬀𐬎𐬎𐬁𐬰𐬀 (nauuāza-, skipper) and Sanskrit नावाज (nāvājá-, skipper, boatman).

Noun[edit]

նաւազ (nawaz

  1. seaman, boatman

Declension[edit]

Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  • նաւազ in Mathias Bedrossian (1879), New Dictionary Armenian–English, Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • նաւազ 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
  • նաւազ in Hračʿeay Ačaṙean (1971–79), Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words], in 4 vols (second edition), Yerevan: Yerevan State University
  • Anait Perixanjan (1993), Materialy k etimologičeskomu slovarju drevnearmjanskogo jazyka [Materials for the Etymological Dictionary of the Old Armenian Language], Yerevan: Academy of Sciences of the Armenian SSR, page 57
  • Hrach Martirosyan (2010), Etymological Dictionary of the Armenian Inherited Lexicon, Leiden, Boston: Brill Academic Publishers, ISBN 9789004173378, page 500