հզօր

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Etymology[edit]

From հ- ‎(h-) +‎ զօր ‎(zōr). Otherwise, the whole word may be a borrowing from Middle Iranian *huzōr, with the same meaning; and even if not, the Iranian influence is undeniable.

Adjective[edit]

հզօր ‎(hzōr)

  1. strong, powerful, mighty, vigorous, valiant; robust, lusty, stout; potent, energetic, efficacious
    հզօրն, հզօրն երկնից եւ երկրի‎ ― hzōrn, hzōrn erknicʿ ew erkri ― the Almighty, Omnipotent
    հզօրք‎ ― hzōrkʿ ― the mighty of the earth
    հզօր զօրութեամբ‎ ― hzōr zōrutʿeamb ― very strong, most valiant, mighty
    հզօր թեւարկու‎ ― hzōr tʿewarku ― a professed or open protector

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References[edit]

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