օձ

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Armenian[edit]

Մի սև օձ ‎(Mi sew ōj, A black snake)

Etymology[edit]

From Old Armenian օձ ‎(ōj).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

օձ ‎(ōj)

  1. snake, serpent

Declension[edit]


Old Armenian[edit]

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Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

The original spelling is աւձ ‎(awj), from Proto-Armenian *awǵʰi, from *anʷgi, from Proto-Indo-European *h₂éngʷʰis ‎(snake).

Noun[edit]

օձ ‎(ōj)

  1. snake
    օձ աւազակ‎ ― ōj awazak ― the devil
    օձ խարամանի‎ ― ōj xaramani ― dipsas or dipsade
    օձ չչէ‎ ― ōj čʿčʿē ― the serpent hisses
    քաղցրութեամբ օձն ի ծակէն ելանէ‎ ― kʿałcʿrutʿeamb ōjn i cakēn elanē ― a smooth tongue draws (gentleness is better than force)
    օձի դեղ‎ ― ōji deł ― viper's bugloss, echium

Declension[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • Armenian: օձ ‎(ōj)

References[edit]

  • Ačaṙean, Hračʿeay (1971–1979), “օձ”, in Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words] (in Armenian), 2nd edition, Yerevan: University Press, published 1926–1935
  • Petrosean, H. Matatʿeay V. (1879), “օձ”, in Nor Baṙagirkʿ Hay-Angliarēn [New Dictionary Armenian–English], Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • Martirosyan, Hrach (2010), “awj”, in Etymological Dictionary of the Armenian Inherited Lexicon (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 8), Leiden, Boston: Brill, page 153