փոխ

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See also: փոխ-

Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Armenian փոխ (pʿox); see it for more.

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Noun[edit]

փոխ (pʿox)

  1. loan, borrowing
    փոխ առնել‎ ― pʿox aṙnelto loan

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Old Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Akkadian [script needed] (pūḫu, exchange; loan), perhaps via Hurrian [script needed] (pôḫi (?), barter, exchange).

Noun[edit]

փոխ (pʿox)

  1. loan, borrowing
    խնդրել փոխ‎ ― xndrel pʿoxto ask in loan
    փոխ տալ‎ ― pʿox talto lend, to make a loan
    փոխ առնուլ‎ ― pʿox aṙnulto receive as a loan, to borrow
    ընդ փոխս մտանել‎ ― ənd pʿoxs mtanelto be overburdened by loans, to be obliged to beg
    փոխով կեալ‎ ― pʿoxov kealto live upon trust, or upon credit
  2. (music) anthem, response, antistrophe, antiphon
    փոխ առ փոխ, փոխն ի փոխ‎ ― pʿox aṙ pʿox, pʿoxn i pʿoxby turns, reciprocally, alternatively, mutually
  3. (as a prefix) meta-

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References[edit]

  • Petrosean, H. Matatʿeay V. (1879), “փոխ”, in Nor Baṙagirkʿ Hay-Angliarēn [New Dictionary Armenian–English], Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • Awetikʿean, G.; Siwrmēlean, X.; Awgerean, M. (1836–1837), “փոխ”, in Nor baṙgirkʿ haykazean lezui [New Dictionary of the Armenian Language] (in Old Armenian), Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • Ačaṙean, Hračʿeay (1971–1979), “փոխ”, in Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words] (in Armenian), 2nd edition, Yerevan: University Press, published 1926–1935
  • Diakonoff, Igor M. (1985), “Hurro-Urartian Borrowings in Old Armenian”, in Journal of the American Oriental Society[1], volume 105, issue 4, pages 597–603