առած

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Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Armenian առած (aṙac); see below.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

առած (aṙac)

  1. proverb, saying; aphorism, adage

Declension[edit]

Usage notes[edit]

Do not confuse with առակ (aṙak, parable).


Old Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Composed of the preposition առ (aṙ) +‎ ած- (ac-). Compare Latin adagio for a similar formation.

Noun[edit]

առած (aṙac

  1. adage, proverb, saying, aphorism, sentence, apophthegm
  2. axiom, maxim, general proposition, rule, principle
  3. vision, prophecy, divine revelation, divine inspiration, divine oracle, message

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References[edit]

  • առած in Mathias Bedrossian (1879), New Dictionary Armenian–English, Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • առած 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
  • առած in Hračʿeay Ačaṙean (1971–79), Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words], in 4 vols (second edition), Yerevan: Yerevan State University
  • “aṙac” in Hrach Martirosyan (2010), Etymological Dictionary of the Armenian Inherited Lexicon, Leiden, Boston: Brill Academic Publishers, ISBN 9789004173378, page 103