հով

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Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Armenian հով ‎(hov).

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Adjective[edit]

հով ‎(hov) ‎(superlative ամենահով)

  1. (of weather) fresh, cool, chilly

Noun[edit]

հով ‎(hov)

  1. the cool, coolness, freshness
    հով անել‎ ― hov anel ― to freshen up, to cast a shadow

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Old Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *pow- ‎(to blow; puff, blow). Akin to հեւ ‎(hew), հոգ ‎(hog) and հոգի ‎(hogi).

Adjective[edit]

հով ‎(hov)

  1. cool, fresh, bracing

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Noun[edit]

հով ‎(hov)

  1. cool, coolness, freshness; shadow
    ի հով ելանել‎ ― i hov elanel ― to go into the country, to breathe the fresh air of the country
    տեղիք հովոց, հովոց գետին‎ ― tełikʿ hovocʿ, hovocʿ getin ― cool, shady places; country residence
  2. folds on clothes caused by the wind
  3. wind

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References[edit]

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