օձամարտ

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Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Armenian օձամարտ (ōjamart); see it for more.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

օձամարտ (ōjamart)

  1. fighting against snakes

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Old Armenian[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From օձ (ōj) +‎ -ա- (-a-) +‎ մարտնչիմ (martnčʿim), translating Ancient Greek ὀφιομάχος (ophiomákhos, fighting with serpents; locust; ichneumon), from ὄφις (óphis, serpent) + μάχομαι (mákhomai, to fight).

Adjective[edit]

օձամարտ (ōjamart

  1. inimical to serpents
  2. (as a noun) an animal fighting the serpents; locust; ichneumon

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References[edit]

  • օձամարտ in Mathias Bedrossian (1879), New Dictionary Armenian–English, Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • օձամարտ 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
  • “analut‘” in Hrach Martirosyan (2010), Etymological Dictionary of the Armenian Inherited Lexicon, Leiden, Boston: Brill Academic Publishers, ISBN 9789004173378, page 65