երիցս

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Armenian[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Armenian երիցս (ericʿs).

Pronunciation[edit]

Adverb[edit]

երիցս (ericʿs)

  1. (archaic, literary) three times, thrice
  2. (archaic, literary) for the third time
  3. (archaic, literary, figuratively) very, much

References[edit]

  • Ałayan, Ēduard (1976), “երիցս”, in Ardi hayereni bacʿatrakan baṙaran [Explanatory Dictionary of Modern Armenian] (in Armenian), Yerevan: Hayastan

Old Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

եր- (er-) +‎ -իցս (-icʿs)

Adverb[edit]

երիցս (ericʿs)

  1. three times, thrice
    երիցս անգամericʿs angamthree times
  2. for the third time
  3. (figuratively, Greek style) very, much (corresponds to Ancient Greek τρίς (trís) and Russian трижды (triždy), which are often used merely to intensify the notion)
    երիցս ատելիericʿs atelivery hateful, very odious
    երիցս երանելիericʿs eranelivery happy, thrice happy, blessed

Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  • Petrosean, H. Matatʿeay V. (1879), “երիցս”, in Nor Baṙagirkʿ Hay-Angliarēn [New Dictionary Armenian–English], Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • Awetikʿean, G.; Siwrmēlean, X.; Awgerean, M. (1836–1837), “երիցս”, in Nor baṙgirkʿ haykazean lezui [New Dictionary of the Armenian Language] (in Old Armenian), Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • Łazarean, Ṙ. S. (2000), “երիցս”, in Tʿosunean G. B., editor, Grabari baṙaran [Dictionary of Old Armenian] (in Armenian), Yerevan: University Press