փոխ

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See also: փոխ-

Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Armenian փոխ (pʿox); see it for more.

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Noun[edit]

փոխ (pʿox)

  1. loan, borrowing
    փոխ առնելpʿox aṙnel — to loan

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Old Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Akkadian [script?] (pūḫu, exchange; loan), perhaps via Hurrian [script?] (pôḫi (?), barter, exchange).

Noun[edit]

փոխ (pʿox

  1. loan, borrowing
    խնդրել փոխxndrel pʿox — to ask in loan
    փոխ տալpʿox tal — to lend, to make a loan
    փոխ առնուլpʿox aṙnul — to receive as a loan, to borrow
    ընդ փոխս մտանելənd pʿoxs mtanel — to be overburdened by loans, to be obliged to beg
    փոխով կեալpʿoxov keal — to live upon trust, or upon credit
  2. (music) anthem, response, antistrophe, antiphon
    փոխ առ փոխ, փոխն ի փոխpʿox aṙ pʿox, pʿoxn i pʿox — by turns, reciprocally, alternatively, mutually
  3. (as a prefix) meta-

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References[edit]

  • փոխ in Mathias Bedrossian (1879), New Dictionary Armenian–English, Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • փոխ 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
  • փոխ in Hračʿeay Ačaṙean (1971–79), Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words], in 4 vols (second edition), Yerevan: Yerevan State University
  • Igor M. Diakonoff (1985), Hurro-Urartian Borrowings in Old Armenian. In: Journal of the American Oriental Society 105.4: 597–603