արօս

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Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Armenian արօս ‎(arōs).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

արօս ‎(arōs) ‎(traditional orthography spelling արօս)

  1. field that is left uncultivated for 5-6 years for strengthening

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Old Armenian[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

The original spelling is արաւս ‎(araws), of uncertain origin. Perhaps from Proto-Indo-European *arəw-ns-, from *h₂erh₃- ‎(to plow); cognates include Ancient Greek ἄρουρα ‎(ároura), Middle Irish arbor, Old Armenian հարաւունք ‎(harawunkʿ).

Noun[edit]

արօս ‎(arōs)

  1. virgin soil

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References[edit]

  • Ačaṙean, Hračʿeay (1971–1979), “արօս”, in Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words] (in Armenian), 2nd edition, Yerevan: University Press, published 1926–1935
  • Martirosyan, Hrach (2010), “araws”, in Etymological Dictionary of the Armenian Inherited Lexicon (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 8), Leiden, Boston: Brill, page 128