թոյն

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The origin is uncertain.

Noun[edit]

թոյն (tʿoyn

  1. poison, venom
    թափել զթոյնtʿapʿel ztʿoyn ― to remove or extract the venom, to give antidotes
    թոյն առնուլtʿoyn aṙnul ― to take poison
    թոյն մահուtʿoyn mahu ― mortal poison
    թոյն մահու արբուցանելtʿoyn mahu arbucʿanel ― to cause one to drink a mortal poison
    թոյն դառնութեանtʿoyn daṙnutʿean ― bitter poison
  2. (figuratively) spite, virulency, venom
    թափել զթոյնս յոքtʿapʿel ztʿoyns yokʿ ― to give vent to one's anger, rage, malice, to grow fierce or ferocious

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References[edit]

  • թոյն in Mathias Bedrossian (1879), New Dictionary Armenian–English, Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • թոյն in Gabriēl Awetikʿean, Xačʿatur Siwrmēlean, Mkrtičʿ Awgerean (1836–37), Nor baṙgirkʿ haykazean lezui [New Dictionary of the Armenian Language, a.k.a. NHB], in 2 vols, Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • թոյն in Hračʿeay Ačaṙean (1971–79), Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words], in 4 vols (second edition), Yerevan: Yerevan State University [Reprint of the original edition: 1926–1935, in 7 volumes, Yerevan]