իժ

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Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Armenian իժ ().

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

իժ ()

  1. viper
  2. any snake
  3. (figuratively) cruel, wicked person

Declension[edit]


Old Armenian[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *h₁(e)gʷʰ-y-ós, from *h₁ógʷʰis, *h₃égʷʰis (snake).

Noun[edit]

իժ (

  1. viper
    որսորդ իժիorsord iži — viper-catcher

Declension[edit]

Adjective[edit]

իժ (

  1. (figuratively) malicious like a viper

Declension[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • Armenian: իժ ()

References[edit]

  • իժ in Mathias Bedrossian (1879), New Dictionary Armenian–English, Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • իժ in Gabriēl Awetikʿean, Xačʿatur Siwrmēlean, Mkrtičʿ Awgerean (1836–37), Nor baṙgirkʿ haykazean lezui [New Dictionary of the Armenian Language], in 2 vols, Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • իժ in Hračʿeay Ačaṙean (1971–79), Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words], in 4 vols (second edition), Yerevan: Yerevan State University
  • Hrach Martirosyan (2010), Etymological Dictionary of the Armenian Inherited Lexicon, Leiden, Boston: Brill Academic Publishers, page 300