ուս

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Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Armenian ուս ‎(us).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

ուս ‎(us)

  1. shoulder

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Old Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *h₃omso-. Cognates include Ancient Greek ὦμος ‎(ômos), Sanskrit अंस ‎(aṃsa), Latin umerus and Gothic 𐌰𐌼𐍃 ‎(ams).

Noun[edit]

ուս ‎(us)

  1. shoulder
    ուս շինուածոց‎ ― us šinuacocʿ ― wing of a building
    զուսովք արկանել‎ ― zusovkʿ arkanel ― to put on one's back
    ելանել ի յուս երիվարի‎ ― elanel i yus erivari ― to ride, to mount, on horse-back
    ուս դնել‎ ― us dnel ― to become stiff-necked, obstinate
    բարձր ուսովք չափ ի վեր‎ ― barjr usovkʿ čʿapʿ i ver ― taller by a head and shoulders
  2. (figuratively) mountain slope
  3. (figuratively) hill

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References[edit]

  • Petrosean, H. Matatʿeay V. (1879), “ուս”, in Nor Baṙagirkʿ Hay-Angliarēn [New Dictionary Armenian–English], Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • Awetikʿean, G.; Siwrmēlean, X.; Awgerean, M. (1836–1837), “ուս”, in Nor baṙgirkʿ haykazean lezui [New Dictionary of the Armenian Language] (in Old Armenian), Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • Ačaṙean, Hračʿeay (1971–1979), “ուս”, in Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words] (in Armenian), 2nd edition, Yerevan: University Press, published 1926–1935