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 Žamanakakicʿ hayocʿ lezvi bacʿatrakan baṙaran [Explanatory Dictionary of Contemporary Armenian] (in Armenian), Yerevan: Academy Press, 1969–1980

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

Derived terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  • Łazaryan, Ṙ. S.; Avetisyan, H. M. (2009), “կուզ”, in Miǰin hayereni baṙaran [Dictionary of Middle Armenian] (in Armenian), 2nd edition, Yerevan: University Press
  • Ačaṙean, Hračʿeay (1971–1979), “կուզ”, in Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words] (in Armenian), 2nd edition, Yerevan: University Press, published 1926–1935
  • Petrosean, H. Matatʿeay V. (1879), “կուզ”, in Nor Baṙagirkʿ Hay-Angliarēn [New Dictionary Armenian–English], Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • Awetikʿean, G.; Siwrmēlean, X.; Awgerean, M. (1836–1837), “կուզ”, in Nor baṙgirkʿ haykazean lezui [New Dictionary of the Armenian Language] (in Old Armenian), Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy

Old Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Iranian *kūz. Compare Kurdish کووژە / kûje, kûze ‎(sable, marten), Zazaki quze ‎(badger) (kuze). 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]

  • Petrosean, H. Matatʿeay V. (1879), “կուզ”, in Nor Baṙagirkʿ Hay-Angliarēn [New Dictionary Armenian–English], Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • Awetikʿean, G.; Siwrmēlean, X.; Awgerean, M. (1836–1837), “կուզ”, in Nor baṙgirkʿ haykazean lezui [New Dictionary of the Armenian Language] (in Old Armenian), Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • Ačaṙean, Hračʿeay (1971–1979), “կուզ”, in Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words] (in Armenian), 2nd edition, Yerevan: University Press, published 1926–1935
  • Hübschmann, Heinrich (1897) Armenische Grammatik. 1. Theil: Armenische Etymologie (in German), Leipzig: Breitkopf & Härtel, page 308
  • Łazarean, Ṙ. S. (2000), “կուզ”, in Tʿosunean G. B., editor, Grabari baṙaran [Dictionary of Old Armenian] (in Armenian), Yerevan: University Press