դժուար

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Middle Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Armenian դժուար(džuar).

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դժուար ‎(džuar)

  1. Alternative form of դժար(džar)

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Old Armenian[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

An Iranian borrowing. Compare Manichaean Parthian dyjwʾr(*dižwār, harsh, grievous; hardship, wrethchedness), Middle Persian dwšʾwl(*dušwār, difficult, disagreeable), Manichaean Middle Persian dwjwʾr(*dužwār, wretched, difficult), Persian دشوار(dušvār).

Adjective[edit]

դժուար ‎(džuar)

  1. difficult
    դժուարք լերանց‎ ― džuarkʿ lerancʿ ― rock, cragged or steep place
    ի դժուար լինել‎ ― i džuar linel ― to be in agony
    ի դժուար անկեալ‎ ― i džuar ankeal ― to run the risk, to be in danger
    դժուարօք բերել‎ ― džuarōkʿ berel ― to be afflicted

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