որձ

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Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Armenian որձ (orj); see it for more.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

որձ (orj) (superlative ամենաորձ)

  1. male (of an animal)
    որձ եւ էգorj ew ēgmale and female
  2. (dialectal) hard (said of radish used as seeds)
  3. (dialectal) hard, rugged (said e.g. of a woman)

Declension[edit]

Noun[edit]

որձ (orj)

  1. male (of an animal)

Declension[edit]


Old Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Of the same origin as որձիք (orjikʿ, testicles).

Adjective[edit]

որձ (orj)

  1. male (said both of humans and animals)
  2. very hard, rugged (said of objects)
  3. male (of a plant)
  4. unfertile

Declension[edit]

Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

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