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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 iživiper-catcher

DeclensionEdit

AdjectiveEdit

իժ ()

  1. (figuratively) malicious like a viper

DeclensionEdit

Derived termsEdit

DescendantsEdit

  • Armenian: իժ ()

ReferencesEdit

  • Petrosean, H. Matatʿeay V. (1879), “իժ”, in Nor Baṙagirkʿ Hay-Angliarēn [New Dictionary Armenian–English], Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • Awetikʿean, G.; Siwrmēlean, X.; Awgerean, M. (1836–1837), “իժ”, in Nor baṙgirkʿ haykazean lezui [New Dictionary of the Armenian Language] (in Old Armenian), Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • Ačaṙean, Hračʿeay (1971–1979), “իժ”, in Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words] (in Armenian), 2nd edition, reprint of the original 1926–1935 seven-volume edition, Yerevan: University Press
  • Martirosyan, Hrach (2010) Etymological Dictionary of the Armenian Inherited Lexicon (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 8), Leiden, Boston: Brill, page 300