lawaz

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Northern Kurdish[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Cognate with Gurani لاواز(lāwāz), لاۋاز(lāʋāz, thin, lean).

Adjective[edit]

lawaz[2]

Northern Kurdish lawaz
Central Kurdish لاواز(lawaz)
Southern Kurdish لاواز(lawaz)
  1. thin, slim, slender, lean; puny, undersized; emaciated (from hunger or disease), skin and bones
  2. weak
    lawaz kirinto make someone lose weight; to weaken
  3. lean (of meat)

Descendants[edit]

  • Armenian: լավազ (lavaz)
  • Assyrian Neo-Aramaic: ܠܵܘܵܙܵܐ(lāwāzā)

References[edit]

  1. ^ Orbeli, I. A. (2002), “lewaz, levaz”, in Izbrannyje trudy v dvux tomax. Tom II. Vypusk 2. Kurdsko-russkij slovarʹ [Selected Works in Two Volumes. Volume II. Issue 2. Kurdish–Russian Dictionary], Yerevan: Academy Press “Gitutjun”, →ISBN, pages 113–114
  2. ^ Chyet, Michael L. (2003), “lawaz”, in Kurdish–English Dictionary, with selected etymologies by Martin Schwartz, New Haven and London: Yale University Press, page 346ab