բոյս

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Old Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *bʰewH-ko-, from *bʰewH- (to grow)[1][2][3]

Noun[edit]

բոյս (boys)

  1. plant, vegetative body
    բոյս արձակելboys arjakelto bud, to pullulate
    բոյս բարուց, բոյսք բնութեան, բարք բուսոցboys barucʿ, boyskʿ bnutʿean, barkʿ busocʿnature, temper, natural character

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Ačaṙyan, Hračʿya (1940) Hayocʿ lezvi patmutʿyun [History of the Armenian Language] (in Armenian), volume I, Yerevan: University Press, pages 42–43
  2. ^ Ačaṙean, Hračʿeay (1971–1979), “բոյս”, in Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words] (in Armenian), 2nd edition, Yerevan: University Press
  3. ^ Martirosyan, Hrach (2010) Etymological Dictionary of the Armenian Inherited Lexicon (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 8), Leiden, Boston: Brill, page 187

Further reading[edit]

  • Petrosean, H. Matatʿeay V. (1879), “բոյս”, in Nor Baṙagirkʿ Hay-Angliarēn [New Dictionary Armenian–English], Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • Awetikʿean, G.; Siwrmēlean, X.; Awgerean, M. (1836–1837), “բոյս”, in Nor baṙgirkʿ haykazean lezui [New Dictionary of the Armenian Language] (in Old Armenian), Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy