օգն

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Old Armenian[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

The original spelling is աւգն ‎(awgn), from Parthian *abi-gūna-. Derivation from Proto-Indo-European *auw-, from *au- ‎(to like, to help), with Sanskrit अवति ‎(avati, to be pleased with, to like) and Latin aveo as cognates, is less likely. See also օգուտ ‎(ōgut).

Noun[edit]

օգն ‎(ōgnindeclinable

  1. help, aid, assistance, succour
    յօգն գալ, հասանել‎ ― yōgn gal, hasanel ― to help, aid or succour a person
    յօգն կոչել‎ ― yōgn kočʿel ― to call for help

Usage notes[edit]

Always used in singular prepositional accusative form յօգն ‎(yōgn).

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References[edit]

  • Petrosean, H. Matatʿeay V. (1879), “օգն”, in Nor Baṙagirkʿ Hay-Angliarēn [New Dictionary Armenian–English], Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • Awetikʿean, G.; Siwrmēlean, X.; Awgerean, M. (1836–1837), “օգն”, in Nor baṙgirkʿ haykazean lezui [New Dictionary of the Armenian Language] (in Old Armenian), Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • Ačaṙean, Hračʿeay (1971–1979), “օգն”, in Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words] (in Armenian), 2nd edition, Yerevan: University Press, published 1926–1935
  • J̌ahukyan, Geworg (2010), “օգն”, in Sargsyan, Vahan, editor, Hayeren stugabanakan baṙaran [Armenian Etymological Dictionary] (in Armenian), Yerevan: Asoghik, ISBN 978-9939-50-121-5