այժմ

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Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Armenian այժմ (ayžm).

Pronunciation[edit]

Adverb[edit]

այժմ (ayžm)

  1. (formal) now, at present, at this moment in time

Synonyms[edit]


Old Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From ա՛յս (áys) +‎ ժամ (žam). The final unstressed syllable was syncopated.

Adverb[edit]

այժմ (ayžm)

  1. now, at present, at this time
    այժմ իսկayžm iskpresently; just now
    առ այժմaṙ ayžmfor the time being, for the present/moment
  2. just now, immediately, instantly, by and by
  3. recently, newly, freshly

Derived terms[edit]

References[edit]

  • Petrosean, H. Matatʿeay V. (1879), “այժմ”, in Nor Baṙagirkʿ Hay-Angliarēn [New Dictionary Armenian–English], Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • Awetikʿean, G.; Siwrmēlean, X.; Awgerean, M. (1836–1837), “այժմ”, in Nor baṙgirkʿ haykazean lezui [New Dictionary of the Armenian Language] (in Old Armenian), Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • Ačaṙean, Hračʿeay (1971–1979), “այժմ”, in Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words] (in Armenian), 2nd edition, Yerevan: University Press