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), zero-grade of *h₃engʷ- ‎(to anoint), +‎ -ան- ‎(-an-).

Verb[edit]

օծանեմ ‎(ōcanem)  (aorist indicative օծի)

  1. (transitive) to anoint
    օծանել զանձն իւղով անուշիւ‎ ― ōcanel zanjn iwłov anušiw ― to pomade, to perfume one's person
    օծանել զերեսս անոյշ իւղով‎ ― ōcanel zeress anoyš iwłov ― to anoint one's face with precious ointment
  2. (transitive) to consecrate
  3. (transitive) to cover with thin layer of a noble metal
    օծանել ոսկւով‎ ― ōcanel oskwov ― to gild
    օծանել արծաթով‎ ― ōcanel arcatʿov ― to 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, published 1926–1935
  • Martirosyan, Hrach (2010), “awcanem”, in Etymological Dictionary of the Armenian Inherited Lexicon (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 8), Leiden, Boston: Brill, page 152