դոյզն

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Old Armenian[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

The origin is uncertain.

Adjective[edit]

դոյզն (doyznindeclinable

  1. very little, exiguous; small; frivolous, light
    դոյզն ինչdoyzn inčʿvery little; pinch, drop

Usage notes[edit]

This adjective was indeclinable. If it had to be declined, it was replaced by synonymous դուզնաքեայ (duznakʿeay).

Adverb[edit]

դոյզն (doyzn)

  1. a little; a trifle; (just) a bit

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References[edit]

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