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 ― yužoy ― strongly, vigorously
    ոյժ տալ‎ ― oyž tal ― to force, to make efforts; to give power, to authorize, to favour
    ոյժ առնուլ‎ ― oyž aṙnul ― to gather strength
    նոր ոյժ առնուլ‎ ― nor oyž aṙnul ― to gain new strength, to recover one's strength
    յուժի լինել‎ ― yuži linel ― to be in full vigour, in the prime of strength
    անկանել յուժոյ‎ ― ankanel yužoy ― to feel one's strength failing, to lose strength, to become weakened or enervated
    ի յուժ ձգել‎ ― i yuž jgel ― to harass, to oppress

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References[edit]

  • ոյժ in Mathias Bedrossian (1879), New Dictionary Armenian–English, Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • ոյժ in Gabriēl Awetikʿean, Xačʿatur Siwrmēlean, Mkrtičʿ Awgerean (1836–37), Nor baṙgirkʿ haykazean lezui [New Dictionary of the Armenian Language, a.k.a. NHB], in 2 vols, Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • ոյժ in Hračʿeay Ačaṙean (1971–79), Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words], in 4 vols (second edition), Yerevan: Yerevan State University [Reprint of the original edition: 1926–1935, in 7 volumes, Yerevan]