փոյթ

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Old Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *(s)pewd-to-, from *spewd-. Cognates include Ancient Greek σπουδή (spoudḗ, haste, speed), σπεύδω (speúdō, hasten), Albanian punë (job, labor), Welsh ffwdan (fuss), Lithuanian spáusti (to press) and Latin pudet.

Noun[edit]

փոյթ (pʿoytʿ)

  1. care, solicitude, study, attention, entreaty; diligence, promptitude, activity, celerity, hast, hurry
    փոյթ պնդութեանpʿoytʿ pndutʿeaneagerness, assiduity, interest, care
    փութոյ պնդութեամբpʿutʿoy pndutʿeambeagerly, carefully, earnestly, ardently, passionately
    փոյթ առնել, ունել, դնել, փոյթ ի մէջ առնուլ, փոյթ յանձին ունելpʿoytʿ aṙnel, unel, dnel, pʿoytʿ i mēǰ aṙnul, pʿoytʿ yanjin unelto be or zealous about, to apply oneself with diligence to, to take to heart, to be warm about, to endeavour or strive to
    փոյթ տանելpʿoytʿ tanelto take care of, to care, to solicit, to watch
    փոյթ ի մէջ առեալpʿoytʿ i mēǰ aṙealseriously, earnestly
    մեզ չէ փոյթmez čʿē pʿoytʿthat is no matter to us, what is that to us?
    չէ փոյթ, չէ ինչ փոյթčʿē pʿoytʿ, čʿē inčʿ pʿoytʿno matter, never mind, it is nothing
    ոչ զի զաղքատաց ինչ փոյթ էր նմաočʿ zi załkʿatacʿ inčʿ pʿoytʿ ēr nmanot that he cared for the poor
    փոյթ մեծ էր նորա այսմpʿoytʿ mec ēr nora aysmhe took great care of that
    ոչ փոյթ ինչ առնեմočʿ pʿoytʿ inčʿ aṙnemI don't care, it is no matter to me
    ամենայն փոյթ նոցաamenayn pʿoytʿ nocʿaall their care, effort or thought
    զի՞ փոյթ էzi? pʿoytʿ ēwhat does that matter? what does it signify? what of that?
    զի՞ փոյթ է քեզzi? pʿoytʿ ē kʿezwhat is that to you? what does it matter to you?
    զի՞ փոյթ է ինձzi? pʿoytʿ ē injwhat does it concern me? what does it matter to me? nonsense!
    չէ փոյթ ինձčʿē pʿoytʿ injit is no matter to me, it is all the same to me, I don't care about it, I am indifferent about it
    փոյթ ինչ չառնէրpʿoytʿ inčʿ čʿaṙnērhe did not take it into account, he took no heed of it
    չառնեն ինչ փոյթ զիմեքէčʿaṙnen inčʿ pʿoytʿ zimekʿēthey care for nothing

Declension[edit]

Adjective[edit]

փոյթ (pʿoytʿ)

  1. active, diligent, careful, prompt, vigilant, assiduous

Declension[edit]

Adverb[edit]

փոյթ (pʿoytʿ)

  1. diligently, soon, promptly, hastily
    ընդ փոյթ, փոյթ ընդ փոյթ, փոյթ փոյթ, փոյթ ի փութոյənd pʿoytʿ, pʿoytʿ ənd pʿoytʿ, pʿoytʿ pʿoytʿ, pʿoytʿ i pʿutʿoydiligently, soon, promptly, hastily
    վաղ ընդ փոյթvał ənd pʿoytʿsoon, quick; forthwith, directly

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References[edit]

  • Petrosean, H. Matatʿeay V. (1879), “փոյթ”, in Nor Baṙagirkʿ Hay-Angliarēn [New Dictionary Armenian–English], Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • Awetikʿean, G.; Siwrmēlean, X.; Awgerean, M. (1836–1837), “փոյթ”, in Nor baṙgirkʿ haykazean lezui [New Dictionary of the Armenian Language] (in Old Armenian), Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • Ačaṙean, Hračʿeay (1971–1979), “փոյթ”, in Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words] (in Armenian), 2nd edition, Yerevan: University Press
  • Matasović, Ranko (2009) A Grammatical Sketch of Classical Armenian[1] (pdf), Zagreb, page 11