օծանեմ

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Old Armenian[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

The original spelling is աւծանեմ (awcanem), from Proto-Armenian *auǵ-, from *Hnʷg- (with regular palatalization of the velar after *u/w as in աւձ (awj)), from Proto-Indo-European *h₃ngʷ- (with a metathesis of *w as in ածուխ (acux)), from the zero-grade of *h₃engʷ- (to anoint) +‎ -ան- (-an-).

Verb[edit]

օծանեմ (ōcanem)  (aorist indicative օծի)

  1. (transitive) to anoint
    օծանել զանձն իւղով անուշիւōcanel zanjn iwłov anušiwto pomade, to perfume one's person
    օծանել զերեսս անոյշ իւղովōcanel zeress anoyš iwłovto anoint one's face with precious ointment
  2. (transitive) to consecrate
  3. (transitive) to cover with thin layer of a noble metal
    օծանել ոսկւովōcanel oskwovto gild
    օծանել արծաթովōcanel arcatʿovto silver

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References[edit]

  • Petrosean, H. Matatʿeay V. (1879), “օծանեմ”, in Nor Baṙagirkʿ Hay-Angliarēn [New Dictionary Armenian–English], Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • Awetikʿean, G.; Siwrmēlean, X.; Awgerean, M. (1836–1837), “օծանեմ”, in Nor baṙgirkʿ haykazean lezui [New Dictionary of the Armenian Language] (in Old Armenian), Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • Ačaṙean, Hračʿeay (1971–1979), “օծ”, in Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words] (in Armenian), 2nd edition, Yerevan: University Press
  • Martirosyan, Hrach (2010), “awcanem”, in Etymological Dictionary of the Armenian Inherited Lexicon (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 8), Leiden, Boston: Brill, page 152