նաւազ

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Old Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Parthian nʾwʾz (nāwāz, skipper), from Iranian *nau- (ship) + *az- (to drive, to lead); the first is cognate with նաւ (naw), the second with ածեմ (acem). Compare Avestan 𐬥𐬀𐬎𐬎𐬁𐬰𐬀 (nauuāza-, skipper) and Sanskrit नावाज (nāvājá-, skipper, boatman).

Noun[edit]

նաւազ (nawaz)

  1. seaman, boatman

Declension[edit]

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References[edit]

  • Petrosean, H. Matatʿeay V. (1879), “նաւազ”, in Nor Baṙagirkʿ Hay-Angliarēn [New Dictionary Armenian–English], Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • Awetikʿean, G.; Siwrmēlean, X.; Awgerean, M. (1836–1837), “նաւազ”, in Nor baṙgirkʿ haykazean lezui [New Dictionary of the Armenian Language] (in Old Armenian), Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • Ačaṙean, Hračʿeay (1971–1979), “նաւազ”, in Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words] (in Armenian), 2nd edition, Yerevan: University Press
  • Perixanjan, Anait (1993) Materialy k etimologičeskomu slovarju drevnearmjanskovo jazyka. Častʹ I [Materials for the Etymological Dictionary of the Old Armenian Language. Part 1] (in Russian), Yerevan: Academy Press, page 57
  • Martirosyan, Hrach (2010) Etymological Dictionary of the Armenian Inherited Lexicon (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 8), Leiden, Boston: Brill, page 500