դաշնակ

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Armenian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Shortening of դաշնակցական (dašnakcʿakan).

Noun[edit]

դաշնակ (dašnak)

  1. a member of the Armenian Revolutionary Federation
  2. (humorous, as used by Armenian internet community) an insidious and bloodthirsty nationalist
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Etymology 2[edit]

From Old Armenian դաշնակ (dašnak); see below.

Noun[edit]

դաշնակ (dašnak)

  1. tune, song
  2. (music, Western Armenian) piano
  3. (poetic) harmony
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Synonyms[edit]

Etymology 3[edit]

From Old Armenian դաշնակ (dašnak); see below.

Noun[edit]

դաշնակ (dašnak)

  1. (rare) small dagger
Declension[edit]

References[edit]

  • դաշնակ in Ēduard Ałayan (1976), Ardi hayereni bacʿatrakan baṙaran [Explanatory Dictionary of Modern Armenian], in 2 vols, Yerevan: Hayastan
  • դաշնակ in Stepʿan Malxaseancʿ (1944–45), Hayerēn bacʿatrakan baṙaran [Armenian Explanatory Dictionary], in 4 vols, Yerevan: State Publishing House of the Armenian SSR

Old Armenian[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

դաշն (dašn) +‎ -ակ (-ak)

Noun[edit]

դաշնակ (dašnak

  1. tune, song
  2. (post-classical, modern) piano
    դաշնակ հարկանելdašnak harkanel ― to play on the piano
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Descendants[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

From Middle Iranian *dašnak. Compare Persian دشنه (dašna, dagger) and Iranian borrowings: Classical Syriac ܕܫܢܓ (dašnag, two-edged dagger), Arabic دشنج (dašnaj, dagger), Georgian დაშნა (dašna, sword).

Noun[edit]

դաշնակ (dašnak

  1. (military) small dagger, poniard, cimeter, cutlass, sabre
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Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  • դաշնակ in Mathias Bedrossian (1879), New Dictionary Armenian–English, Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • դաշնակ 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
  • դաշնակ” in Mxitʿar Sebastacʿi (1749–1769), Baṙgirkʿ haykazean lezui [Dictionary of the Armenian Language], in 2 vols, Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • դաշն and դաշնակ in Hračʿeay Ačaṙean (1971–79), Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words], in 4 vols (second edition), Yerevan: Yerevan State University