ուս

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Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Armenian ուս (us).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

ուս (us)

  1. shoulder

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Old Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *h₃omso-. Cognates include Ancient Greek ὦμος (ômos), Sanskrit अंस (áṃsa), Latin umerus and Gothic 𐌰𐌼𐍃 (ams).

Noun[edit]

ուս (us

  1. shoulder
    ուս շինուածոցus šinuacocʿ ― wing of a building
    զուսովք արկանելzusovkʿ arkanel ― to put on one's back
    ելանել ի յուս երիվարիelanel i yus erivari ― to ride, to mount, on horse-back
    ուս դնելus dnel ― to become stiff-necked, obstinate
    բարձր ուսովք չափ ի վերbarjr usovkʿ čʿapʿ i ver ― taller by a head and shoulders
  2. (figuratively) mountain slope
  3. (figuratively) hill

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References[edit]

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