ոյժ

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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
    յուժոյ‎ ― yužoystrongly, vigorously
    ոյժ տալ‎ ― oyž talto force, to make efforts; to give power, to authorize, to favour
    ոյժ առնուլ‎ ― oyž aṙnulto gather strength
    նոր ոյժ առնուլ‎ ― nor oyž aṙnulto gain new strength, to recover one's strength
    յուժի լինել‎ ― yuži linelto be in full vigour, in the prime of strength
    անկանել յուժոյ‎ ― ankanel yužoyto feel one's strength failing, to lose strength, to become weakened or enervated
    ի յուժ ձգել‎ ― i 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