գոյն

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Old Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Iranian gōn, from Old Iranian gauna-. Compare Middle Persian gwn' ‎(gōn, colour; kind, sort), Persian گون ‎(gūn, colour; kind manner), Avestan 𐬔𐬀𐬊𐬥𐬀 ‎(gaona-, kind, manner, colour).

Noun[edit]

գոյն ‎(goyn)

  1. colour; tint, dye
    թափել, հատանել, բառնալ զգոյն‎ ― tʿapʿel, hatanel, baṙnal zgoyn ― to discolour
    գոյն մարմնոյ‎ ― goyn marmnoy ― complexion
  2. (pathology) jaundice
  3. (music) a kind of musical note

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Preposition[edit]

գոյն ‎(goyn)

  1. as, like

Adverb[edit]

գոյն ‎(goyn)

  1. so, thus, in this manner

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References[edit]

  • Petrosean, H. Matatʿeay V. (1879), “գոյն”, in Nor Baṙagirkʿ Hay-Angliarēn [New Dictionary Armenian–English], Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • Awetikʿean, G.; Siwrmēlean, X.; Awgerean, M. (1836–1837), “գոյն”, in Nor baṙgirkʿ haykazean lezui [New Dictionary of the Armenian Language] (in Old Armenian), Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • Ačaṙean, Hračʿeay (1971–1979), “գոյն”, in Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words] (in Armenian), 2nd edition, Yerevan: University Press, published 1926–1935