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իժ

ArmenianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Armenian իժ ().

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

իժ ()

  1. viper
  2. any snake
  3. (figuratively) cruel, wicked person

DeclensionEdit


Old ArmenianEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Indo-European *h₁(e)gʷʰ-y-ós, from *h₁ógʷʰis, *h₃égʷʰis (snake).

NounEdit

իժ (

  1. viper
    որսորդ իժիorsord iži ― viper-catcher

DeclensionEdit

AdjectiveEdit

իժ (

  1. (figuratively) malicious like a viper

DeclensionEdit

Derived termsEdit

DescendantsEdit

  • Armenian: իժ ()

ReferencesEdit

  • իժ in Mathias Bedrossian (1879), New Dictionary Armenian–English, Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • իժ in Gabriēl Awetikʿean, Xačʿatur Siwrmēlean, Mkrtičʿ Awgerean (1836–37), Nor baṙgirkʿ haykazean lezui [New Dictionary of the Armenian Language], in 2 vols, Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • իժ in Hračʿeay Ačaṙean (1971–79), Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words], in 4 vols (second edition), Yerevan: Yerevan State University
  • Hrach Martirosyan (2010), Etymological Dictionary of the Armenian Inherited Lexicon, Leiden, Boston: Brill Academic Publishers, ISBN 9789004173378, page 300