որսամ

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Old Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From որս (ors).

Verb[edit]

որսամ (orsam)

  1. to chase, to hunt, to go a hunting or shooting, to shoot
    որսալ հաւսorsal haws — to fowl
    ձուկն որսալjukn orsal — to fish
    աղուէս որսալałuēs orsal — to hunt a fox
    որսալ զյաջողութիւն աւուրցorsal zyaǰołutʿiwn awurcʿ — to watch the propitious moment or favourable occasion
    որսալ փառս կամ պատիւսorsal pʿaṙs kam patiws — to go in search of honour or glory
  2. (figuratively) to try or endeavour to win or to seduce, to wrap up or involve in snares, to surprise, to entrap
    որսալ զհոգիսorsal zhogis — to prey upon souls
    որսալ զոքorsal zokʿ — to catch or entrap a person, to insnare; (figuratively) to captivate, to win; to entice, to attract, to allure, to flatter
    որսալ զսիրտ ուրուքorsal zsirt urukʿ — to gain a person's heart
    որսալ զոք բանիւorsal zokʿ baniw — to win a person with fair speech
    որսալ ինչ բանս ի բերանոյ ուրուքorsal inčʿ bans i beranoy urukʿ — to entangle a person in his own words

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References[edit]

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