խափան

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Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Armenian խափան (xapʿan); see below.

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Adjective[edit]

խափան (xapʿan) (superlative ամենախափան)

  1. not working, inoperative; broken

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Old Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From խափ (xapʿ) +‎ -ան (-an).

Noun[edit]

խափան (xapʿan

  1. hinderance, impediment, obstacle; encumbering
    խափան առնել, լինելxapʿan aṙnel, linel ― to hinder, to impede, to prevent
  2. inactivity, idleness, sloth
    խափան կալxapʿan kal ― to be disoccupied; to be in idleness

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Adjective[edit]

խափան (xapʿan

  1. idle, unoccupied
  2. hindered, prevented
  3. stopped, discontinued

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References[edit]

  • խափան in Mathias Bedrossian (1879), New Dictionary Armenian–English, Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • խափան 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