Armenian edit

Etymology edit

From Middle Armenian ափսոս (apʿsos), from Persian افسوس (afsôs).

Pronunciation edit

Interjection edit

ափսոս (apʿsos)

  1. alas!, what a pity!

Noun edit

ափսոս (apʿsos)

  1. regret

Declension edit

Adjective edit

ափսոս (apʿsos) (superlative ամենաափսոս)

  1. pitiable

Declension edit

References edit

  • ափսոս”, in Žamanakakicʿ hayocʿ lezvi bacʿatrakan baṙaran [Explanatory Dictionary of Contemporary Armenian] (in Armenian), Yerevan: Academy Press, 1969–1980

Middle Armenian edit

Etymology edit

From Persian افسوس (afsôs).

Interjection edit

ափսոս (apʿsos)

  1. alas!

Derived terms edit

Descendants edit

  • Armenian: ափսոս (apʿsos)

References edit

  • Ġazaryan, Ṙ. S., Avetisyan, H. M. (2009) “ափսոս”, in Miǰin hayereni baṙaran [Dictionary of Middle Armenian] (in Armenian), 2nd edition, Yerevan: University Press
  • Ačaṙean, Hračʿeay (1971–1979) “ափսոս”, in Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Armenian Etymological Dictionary] (in Armenian), 2nd edition, a reprint of the original 1926–1935 seven-volume edition, Yerevan: University Press
  • Awetikʿean, G., Siwrmēlean, X., Awgerean, M. (1836–1837) “ափսոս”, in Nor baṙgirkʿ haykazean lezui [New Dictionary of the Armenian Language] (in Old Armenian), Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy