ուշ

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Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Armenian ուշ ‎().

Pronunciation[edit]

Adverb[edit]

ուշ ‎()

  1. late
    Ուզո՞ւմ ես ինձ հետ ինչ-որ բան անել ավելի ուշ։Uzu?m es inj het inčʿ-or ban anel aveli uš. ― Do you want to do something with me later?

Adjective[edit]

ուշ ‎() ‎(superlative ամենաուշ)

  1. late

Declension[edit]


Old Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Iranian *uš. Compare Middle Persian ʾwš ‎(ōš), Persian هوش ‎(hôš). Ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *h₂ows- ‎(ear).

The sense “late” developed somehow from the sense “attentive”.

Noun[edit]

ուշ ‎(

  1. intelligence, mind, sentiment, sense, instinct; memory, remembrance; attention
    ուշ եւ ուրուշuš ew uruš ― the senses
    ուշ ի կուրծuš i kurc ― attentively, carefully, heedfully
    ուշի ուշովuši ušov ― with great attention, most attentively, more at leisure, diligently, carefully
    ուշ առնել, առնուլ, ունել, դնելuš aṙnel, aṙnul, unel, dnel ― to pay attention, to be attentive, to have in view, not to lose sight of; to apply oneself to; to mind, to take care, to be heedful or cautious, to take good heed, to be on one's guard; to tend to, to aim at, to seek, to try, to endeavour, to strive
    յուշ ածել, առնել, արկանելyuš acel, aṙnel, arkanel ― to recall to mind, to remember, to remind
    յուշ գալ, լինել, զուշով գալyuš gal, linel, zušov gal ― to bear in mind, to recollect, to call to mind, to remember
    յուշի ունել, կապելyuši unel, kapel ― to preserve in one's memory, to have recollection of, never to forget
    ուշ ի կուրծս առնելuš i kurcs aṙnel ― to think, to meditate, to conceive or imagine the design of
    ուշ ի կուրծս արկանելuš i kurcs arkanel ― to take a thing for serious, in earnest
    զուշ եւ զուրուշ գրաւելzuš ew zuruš grawel ― to enchant, to bewitch
    ընդոստուցանել զուշəndostucʿanel zuš ― to excite the attention
    ուշ ունել յոքuš unel yokʿ ― to follow with the eyes
    յուշ բերելyuš berel ― to call to mind, to remember
    յուշի բերելyuši berel ― to revive, to cause a person recover his breath, to quicken, to rouse
    ուշ ունելuš unel ― to pay attention, to notice; to wait
    բառնել յուշոյ մտացbaṙnel yušoy mtacʿ ― to cause to forget, to put out of one's head
    պրծանիլ յուշոյ յիշատակացprcanil yušoy yišatakacʿ ― to be forgotten
    յուշ լինի ինձ, ինձ յուշ անկանիyuš lini inj, inj yuš ankani ― I do remember
    ուշ ի կուրծս անկաւ գրելuš i kurcs ankaw grel ― the idea struck him to write, he conceived the idea of writing
    ուշ ի կուրծս քաջալերէին զմիմեանսuš i kurcs kʿaǰalerēin zmimeans ― they incessantly encouraged one another
    չէ ի յուշ մտացčʿē i yuš mtacʿ ― he does not remember
    նմա ընդ յուշի կապեալnma ənd yuši kapeal ― calling to his memory, reminding him
    ո՛ւշ կալúš kal ― attention!

Declension[edit]

Adjective[edit]

ուշ ‎(

  1. attentive
  2. late

Adverb[edit]

ուշ ‎()

  1. late

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References[edit]

  • ուշ in Mathias Bedrossian (1879), New Dictionary Armenian–English, Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • ուշ 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
  • ուշ 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]