որձ

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Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Armenian որձ (orj); see it for more.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

որձ (orj)

  1. male (of an animal)
    որձ եւ էգorj ew ēg — male and female
  2. (dialectal) hard (said of radish used as seeds)
  3. (dialectal) hard, rugged (said e.g. of a woman)

Declension[edit]

Noun[edit]

որձ (orj)

  1. male (of an animal)

Declension[edit]


Old Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Of the same origin as որձիք (orjikʿ, testicles).

Adjective[edit]

որձ (orj

  1. male (said both of humans and animals)
  2. very hard, rugged (said of objects)
  3. male (of a plant)
  4. unfertile

Declension[edit]

Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

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