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Old ArmenianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From the preposition առ (aṙ) +‎ աւել- (awel-).

AdjectiveEdit

առաւել (aṙawel)

  1. exceeding, more
    առաւել եմ/լինիմ/գտանիմaṙawel em/linim/gtanimI exceed

DeclensionEdit

AdverbEdit

առաւել (aṙawel)

  1. more, rather
    առաւել եւսaṙawel ewsmore, over and above, besides, so much, the more
    առաւել քանaṙawel kʿanmore than
    առաւել քան զառաւելaṙawel kʿan zaṙawelmore and more, too much
  2. too much

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DescendantsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • Petrosean, H. Matatʿeay V. (1879), “առաւել”, in Nor Baṙagirkʿ Hay-Angliarēn [New Dictionary Armenian–English], Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • Awetikʿean, G.; Siwrmēlean, X.; Awgerean, M. (1836–1837), “առաւել”, in Nor baṙgirkʿ haykazean lezui [New Dictionary of the Armenian Language] (in Old Armenian), Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy