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EtymologyEdit

From Old Armenian որոգայթ (orogaytʿ).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

որոգայթ (orogaytʿ)

  1. (somewhat formal) snare, trap

DeclensionEdit


Old ArmenianEdit

EtymologyEdit

The origin is uncertain. The second part may be գայթ (gaytʿ, delusion; trap).

NounEdit

որոգայթ (orogaytʿ)

  1. snare, trap
    անկանել յորոգայթankanel yorogaytʿto fall into a snare
    լարել զորոգայթ եւ ի նոյն հարկանիլ, շաղիլlarel zorogaytʿ ew i noyn harkanil, šałilto fall into one's own snares
    որոգայթ դնել ումեք բանիւքorogaytʿ dnel umekʿ baniwkʿto convict a person by his own words

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ReferencesEdit

  • Petrosean, H. Matatʿeay V. (1879), “որոգայթ”, in Nor Baṙagirkʿ Hay-Angliarēn [New Dictionary Armenian–English], Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • Awetikʿean, G.; Siwrmēlean, X.; Awgerean, M. (1836–1837), “որոգայթ”, in Nor baṙgirkʿ haykazean lezui [New Dictionary of the Armenian Language] (in Old Armenian), Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • Ačaṙean, Hračʿeay (1971–1979), “որոգայթ”, 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 386