հիւծանիմ

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Etymology[edit]

The root is հիւծ- ‎(hiwc-), of uncertain origin, +‎ -ան- ‎(-an-). But compare English sick.

Verb[edit]

հիւծանիմ ‎(hiwcanim)  (aorist indicative հիւծայ)

  1. to grow lean, to get thin, to shrink, to waste, to fall or pine away, to wither, to languish, to droop, to dwindle away, to decay
    հիւծանել լուսնի‎ ― hiwcanel lusni ― to wane
    հիւծեալ‎ ― hiwceal ― lean, meagre, poor, thin, puny
    լուսին հիւծեալ‎ ― lusin hiwceal ― waning moon

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References[edit]

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