թոյն

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The origin is uncertain.

Noun[edit]

թոյն (tʿoyn)

  1. poison, venom
    թափել զթոյնtʿapʿel ztʿoynto remove or extract the venom, to give antidotes
    թոյն առնուլtʿoyn aṙnulto take poison
    թոյն մահուtʿoyn mahumortal poison
    թոյն մահու արբուցանելtʿoyn mahu arbucʿanelto cause one to drink a mortal poison
    թոյն դառնութեանtʿoyn daṙnutʿeanbitter poison
  2. (figuratively) spite, virulency, venom
    թափել զթոյնս յոքtʿapʿel ztʿoyns yokʿto give vent to one's anger, rage, malice, to grow fierce or ferocious

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References[edit]

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