յետս

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Old Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From յետ (yet) +‎ (-s).

Adverb[edit]

յետս (yets)

  1. behind, backward
    յետս յետս չոգանyets yets čʿoganthey fell back
    յետս ընդդէմyets ənddēmbackward; in an opposite sense, in the contrary directions, against the grain, in a wrong sense or way, contrariwise; contrary, against, opposite, inverse
    ձախողակի յետս ընդդէմքն պատահեաց նմաjaxołaki yets ənddēmkʿn pataheacʿ nmaeverything went wrong with him; fortune was against him
    յետս, յետս ընդդէմ դառնալyets, yets ənddēm daṙnalto turn back, to retrace one's steps, to return, to go or come back
    կապել զձեռս յետսkapel zjeṙs yetsto tie the hands behind one
    յետս կալ, կասելyets kal, kaselto cease, to stop; to abandon, to leave
    յետս կացուցանելyets kacʿucʿanelto hinder, to deter, to divert from
    յետս հարկանելyets harkanelto reject, to refuse, to confute, to disprove
    յետս ընկենուլyets ənkenulto reject, to contemn, to despise
    յետս տանելyets tanelto abandon, to leave
    յետս ունելyets unelto hinder, to impede, to divert from
    ձեռս յետսjeṙs yetswith the hands tied behind

References[edit]

  • Petrosean, H. Matatʿeay V. (1879), “յետս”, in Nor Baṙagirkʿ Hay-Angliarēn [New Dictionary Armenian–English], Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy