թարգման

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Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Armenian թարգման (tʿargman); see below.

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Noun[edit]

թարգման (tʿargman)

  1. translator, interpreter
  2. exponent of (opinion, etc.)

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Old Armenian[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Classical Syriac ܬܪܓܡܢܐ (targmānāʼ, translator), of native Semitic origin. Compare Akkadian [script needed] (targumannu), Arabic ترجمان (turjumān). The Semitic word has spread into many languages.

Noun[edit]

թարգման (tʿargman

  1. translator, interpreter
    թարգման կալ, լինել ումեքtʿargman kal, linel umekʿ ― to be an interpreter
  2. expositor, exegete, commentator, paraphrast, interpreter
  3. translation

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References[edit]

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