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 էգ‎ ― orj 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, published 1926–1935