թոյն

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The origin is uncertain.

Noun[edit]

թոյն ‎(tʿoyn)

  1. poison, venom
    թափել զթոյն‎ ― tʿapʿel ztʿoyn ― to remove or extract the venom, to give antidotes
    թոյն առնուլ‎ ― tʿoyn aṙnul ― to take poison
    թոյն մահու‎ ― tʿoyn mahu ― mortal poison
    թոյն մահու արբուցանել‎ ― tʿoyn mahu arbucʿanel ― to cause one to drink a mortal poison
    թոյն դառնութեան‎ ― tʿoyn daṙnutʿean ― bitter poison
  2. (figuratively) spite, virulency, venom
    թափել զթոյնս յոք‎ ― tʿapʿel ztʿoyns yokʿ ― to 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