նուազ

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Old Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

The origin is uncertain.

Adjective[edit]

նուազ (nuaz)

  1. of little consequence, inconsiderable, few in number; lesser, smaller, very slight, weak, little
    ոչ ինչ նուազočʿ inčʿ nuaznot less, not fewer
    յաւէտ կամ նուազyawēt kam nuazmore or less
    ոչ յաւէտ եւ ոչ նուազočʿ yawēt ew očʿ nuazneither more nor less
    նուազ առնելnuaz aṙnelto diminish
  2. thin, slender
  3. base, low, vile

Declension[edit]

Adverb[edit]

նուազ (nuaz)

  1. not so much, less but little, not over

Derived terms[edit]




Descendants[edit]

  • Armenian: նվազ (nvaz)

References[edit]

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