յետս

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Old Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From յետ (yet) +‎ (-s).

Adverb[edit]

յետս (yets)

  1. behind, backward
    յետս յետս չոգան‎ ― yets yets čʿoganthey fell back
    յետս ընդդէմ‎ ― yets 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 նմա‎ ― jaxołaki yets ənddēmkʿn pataheacʿ nmaeverything went wrong with him; fortune was against him
    յետս, յետս ընդդէմ դառնալ‎ ― yets, yets ənddēm daṙnalto turn back, to retrace one's steps, to return, to go or come back
    կապել զձեռս յետս‎ ― kapel zjeṙs yetsto tie the hands behind one
    յետս կալ, կասել‎ ― yets kal, kaselto cease, to stop; to abandon, to leave
    յետս կացուցանել‎ ― yets kacʿucʿanelto hinder, to deter, to divert from
    յետս հարկանել‎ ― yets harkanelto reject, to refuse, to confute, to disprove
    յետս ընկենուլ‎ ― yets ənkenulto reject, to contemn, to despise
    յետս տանել‎ ― yets tanelto abandon, to leave
    յետս ունել‎ ― yets unelto hinder, to impede, to divert from
    ձեռս յետս‎ ― jeṙs 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