գազ

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Armenian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Noun[edit]

գազ ‎(gaz)

  1. gas (state of matter)
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Etymology 2[edit]

From Persian گز ‎(gaz, cubit, a length of 24 finger-breadths, or six hands).

Noun[edit]

գազ ‎(gaz)

  1. (archaic) measure of length equal to 112 cm
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Etymology 3[edit]

Noun[edit]

գազ ‎(gaz)

  1. astragalus (plant)
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References[edit]

  • Ačaṙean, Hračʿeay (1971–1979), “գազ”, in Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words] (in Armenian), 2nd edition, Yerevan: University Press, published 1926–1935

Old Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

The origin is uncertain.

Noun[edit]

գազ ‎(gaz)

  1. a kind of thorny mountain plant, perhaps tragacanth of the genus Astragalus
    գազի խէժ/խիժ/կռէժ‎ ― gazi xēž/xiž/kṙēž ― pitch, gum of this plant

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Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

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