մէզ

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Old Armenian[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *h₃moyǵʰos or *h₃meyǵʰos, from *h₃meyǵʰ- (urinate). A borrowing from the Iranian cognate has also been suggested: compare Avestan 𐬨𐬀𐬉𐬰𐬀 (maēza, urine).

Noun[edit]

մէզ (mēz)

  1. urine
    մրուր միզոյmrur mizoyurinary sediment

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References[edit]

  • Ačaṙean, Hračʿeay (1977), “մէզ”, in Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words] (in Armenian), volume III, 2nd edition, Yerevan: University Press, page 312ab
  • Awetikʿean, G.; Siwrmēlean, X.; Awgerean, M. (1836–1837), “մէզ”, in Nor baṙgirkʿ haykazean lezui [New Dictionary of the Armenian Language] (in Old Armenian), Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • Fortson, Benjamin W. (2010) Indo-European Language and Culture: An Introduction, second edition, Oxford: Blackwell, page 385
  • Matasović, Ranko (2009) A Grammatical Sketch of Classical Armenian[1] (pdf), Zagreb, page 12
  • Olsen, Birgit Anette (1999) The noun in Biblical Armenian: origin and word-formation: with special emphasis on the Indo-European heritage (Trends in linguistics. Studies and monographs; 119), Berlin, New York: Mouton de Gruyter, page 207
  • Petrosean, H. Matatʿeay V. (1879), “մէզ”, in Nor Baṙagirkʿ Hay-Angliarēn [New Dictionary Armenian–English], Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy