բաժ

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Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Armenian բաժ ‎(baž); see it for more.

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Noun[edit]

բաժ ‎(baž)

  1. (historical) a kind of indirect tax

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References[edit]

  • բաժ”, in Žamanakakicʿ hayocʿ lezvi bacʿatrakan baṙaran [Explanatory Dictionary of Contemporary Armenian] (in Armenian), Yerevan: Academy Press, 1969–1980

Old Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Iranian. Compare Middle Persian bʾc ‎(bāǰ, tribute, tax), from Old Persian 𐎲𐎠𐎪𐎶 ‎(bāji, tribute, toll); see there for more. Etymologically related to other Iranian borrowings: բաժանեմ ‎(bažanem, to divide) and բաժակ ‎(bažak, cup).

Noun[edit]

բաժ ‎(baž)

  1. impost, duty, tax, contribution, levy, custom
    բաժ անցից‎ ― baž ancʿicʿ ― toll
  2. ransom

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References[edit]

  • Ačaṙean, Hračʿeay (1971–1979), “բաժ”, in Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words] (in Armenian), 2nd edition, Yerevan: University Press, published 1926–1935
  • Petrosean, H. Matatʿeay V. (1879), “բաժ”, in Nor Baṙagirkʿ Hay-Angliarēn [New Dictionary Armenian–English], Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy