գոչիւն

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Old Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From գոչեմ (gočʿem) +‎ -իւն (-iwn).

Noun[edit]

գոչիւն (gočʿiwnindeclinable

  1. clamour, great cry, crash, noise, voice, exclamation
  2. hue and cry, uproar
  3. bellowing, roar

Usage notes[edit]

This noun is indeclinable. If it has to be declined, it is replaced by the synonym գոչումն (gočʿumn) or by the infinitive participle of the corresponding verb, գոչել (gočʿel), and then declined.

Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  • գոչիւն in Mathias Bedrossian (1879), New Dictionary Armenian–English, Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • գոչիւն 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
  • Ašot Abrahamyan (1976), Grabari jeṙnark [A Handbook of Old Armenian] (fourth edition), Yerevan: Luys