կուզ

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Armenian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Armenian կուզ ‎(kuz).

Noun[edit]

կուզ ‎(kuz)

  1. beech marten, Martes foina
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Etymology 2[edit]

From Middle Armenian կուզ ‎(kuz).

Noun[edit]

կուզ ‎(kuz)

  1. hump, hunch
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Adjective[edit]

կուզ ‎(kuz) ‎(superlative ամենակուզ)

  1. humpbacked, hunchbacked
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References[edit]

  • կուզ in A. S. Łaribyan, Ē. B. Ałayan, G. B. J̌ahukyan, S. G. Abrahamyan, V. D. Aṙakʿelyan (editors-in-chief) (1969–80), Žamanakakicʿ hayocʿ lezvi bacʿatrakan baṙaran [Explanatory Dictionary of Contemporary Armenian], in 4 vols, Yerevan: Academy of Sciences of the Armenian SSR

Middle Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Persian کوز ‎(kūz, hump, crooked back).

Noun[edit]

կուզ ‎(kuz), genitive singular կուզի ‎(kuzi)

  1. hump, hunch

Adjective[edit]

կուզ ‎(kuz)

  1. humpbacked, hunchbacked

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Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  • կուզ in Ṙuben Łazaryan, Henrik Avetisyan (2009), Miǰin hayereni baṙaran [Dictionary of Middle Armenian] (second edition), Yerevan: Yerevan State University
  • կուզ 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]
  • կուզ in Mathias Bedrossian (1879), New Dictionary Armenian–English, Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • կուզ 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

Old Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Iranian *kūz. Compare Kurdish کووژە / kûje, kûze ‎(sable, marten), Zazaki quze ‎(badger). Also from Iranian are Classical Syriac ܩܘܙܐ ‎(qūzā, weasel), Akkadian [script needed] ‎(kuzā, quṣā, martencat, lynx).

Noun[edit]

կուզ ‎(kuz

  1. cat
  2. beech marten (Martes foina)

Declension[edit]

Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  • կուզ in Mathias Bedrossian (1879), New Dictionary Armenian–English, Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • կուզ 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
  • կուզ 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]
  • Heinrich Hübschmann (1897), Armenische Grammatik. 1. Theil: Armenische Etymologie, Leipzig: Breitkopf & Härtel, page 308
  • կուզ in Ṙubēn Łazarean (2000), Grabari baṙaran [Dictionary of Old Armenian], in 2 vols, Yerevan: Yerevan State University