պիտոյ

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Old Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Genitive-dative of պէտ(pēt).

Adjective[edit]

պիտոյ ‎(pitoyindeclinable

  1. necessary; suitable
    պիտոյ է‎ ― pitoy ē ― it is becoming, proper, suitable
    զի՞ եւս պիտոյ են մեզ վկայք‎ ― zi? ews pitoy en mez vkaykʿ ― what need have we of witnesses?

Usage notes[edit]

This adjective was indeclinable. If it had to be declined, it was replaced by synonymous պիտոյական(pitoyakan) or պիտանի(pitani).

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References[edit]

  • Petrosean, H. Matatʿeay V. (1879), “պիտոյ”, in Nor Baṙagirkʿ Hay-Angliarēn [New Dictionary Armenian–English], Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • Awetikʿean, G.; Siwrmēlean, X.; Awgerean, M. (1836–1837), “պիտոյ”, in Nor baṙgirkʿ haykazean lezui [New Dictionary of the Armenian Language] (in Old Armenian), Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • Abrahamyan, Ašot (1976) Grabari jeṙnark [A Handbook of Old Armenian] (in Armenian), 4th edition, Yerevan: Luys