ոյժ

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Old Armenian[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Middle Iranian *ōž. Compare Middle Persian ʾwc (ōz, strength, power). Ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *h₂ewg-.

Noun[edit]

ոյժ (oyž)

  1. force, strength, power, vigour, energy, virtue, valour; effort; weight
    յուժոյyužoystrongly, vigorously
    ոյժ տալoyž talto force, to make efforts; to give power, to authorize, to favour
    ոյժ առնուլoyž aṙnulto gather strength
    նոր ոյժ առնուլnor oyž aṙnulto gain new strength, to recover one's strength
    յուժի լինելyuži linelto be in full vigour, in the prime of strength
    անկանել յուժոյankanel yužoyto feel one's strength failing, to lose strength, to become weakened or enervated
    ի յուժ ձգելi yuž jgelto harass, to oppress

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References[edit]

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