ձիգ

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Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Armenian ձիգ(jig).

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

ձիգ ‎(jig) ‎(superlative ամենաձիգ)

  1. tight, taut
    ձիգ պարան‎ ― jig paran ― tight rope
  2. long, extended; slow, monotonous
    ձիգ տարիներ‎ ― jig tariner ― long years

Declension[edit]

Adverb[edit]

ձիգ ‎(jig)

  1. tightly

Old Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

The origin is uncertain.

Adjective[edit]

ձիգ ‎(jigindeclinable

  1. stretched, well tight
  2. extended, vast; long, prolix
    ամիսս ձիգս‎ ― amiss jigs ― for months together
    ի ձիգ արկանել‎ ― i jig arkanel ― to prolong, to protract, to lengthen; to flag, to droop
  3. firm, hard, strong

Declension[edit]

Noun[edit]

ձիգ ‎(jig)

  1. something woven, texture, tissue; cloth
  2. one of the parts of the plough, a shaft
  3. tendon, sinew
  4. shooting, the act of shooting
    ձիգ դնել‎ ― jig dnel ― to bend the bow
  5. arrow

Declension[edit]

Adverb[edit]

ձիգ ‎(jig)

  1. long, a long while or time
    ձիգ արշաւել/զհետ մտանել‎ ― jig aršawel/zhet mtanel ― to run or pursue far

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References[edit]

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