նոխազ

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Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Armenian նոխազ (noxaz); see it for more.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

նոխազ (noxaz)

  1. he-goat
    քավության նոխազkʿavutʿyan noxaz ― scapegoat

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Old Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

An Iranian borrowing. Compare Persian نهاز (nuhāz, he-goat that leads the flock), Middle Persian [script needed] (n(u)hāzīk, the constellation of Capricorn).

Noun[edit]

նոխազ (noxaz

  1. he-goat

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References[edit]

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