գնացք

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Armenian[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Old Armenian գնացք (gnacʿkʿ); see it for more.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

գնացք (gnacʿkʿ)

  1. train
    գնացքի գիծrailway
    գնացք նստելto take a train
  2. procession, train
  3. (archaic) passage; walk; journey
  4. (archaic) gait, walk, step

Declension[edit]

Usage notes[edit]

  • (Armenia and ex-USSR countries) Colloquially Russian поезд (póezd), rendered as պոեզդ (poezd) or պոեզ (poez), is often used instead.

Old Armenian[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

  • գնաց (gnacʿ) (rarely used singular form)

Etymology[edit]

գնաց- (gnacʿ-) +‎ (-kʿ)

Noun[edit]

գնացք (gnacʿkʿpl 

  1. gait, step, pace, course; passage; way, journey; departure; circuit
    գնացին երից աւուրց գնաց ճանապարհի՝ յերկիր անապատgnacʿin ericʿ awurcʿ gnacʿ čanaparhi, yerkir anapat ― they walked three days through the desert
  2. walk; place for taking a walk
  3. flow of water
  4. conduct, behaviour, demeanour, manners, custom
    դառնալ ի գնացից չարացdaṙnal i gnacʿicʿ čʿaracʿ ― to reform, to lead a better life

Declension[edit]

Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  • գնացք in Mathias Bedrossian (1879), New Dictionary Armenian–English, Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • գնալ in Hračʿeay Ačaṙean (1971–79), Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words], in 4 vols (second edition), Yerevan: Yerevan State University