խելացի

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Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Armenian խելացի (xelacʿi); see below.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

խելացի (xelacʿi) (superlative ամենախելացի)

  1. smart, clever, intelligent

Declension[edit]

Adverb[edit]

խելացի (xelacʿi)

  1. cleverly, sensibly

Old Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From խելք (xelkʿ) +‎ -ացի (-acʿi).

Adjective[edit]

խելացի (xelacʿi) (indeclinable

  1. intelligent, clever, sensible, judicious, steady, prudent, wise

Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  • խելացի in Mathias Bedrossian (1879), New Dictionary Armenian–English, Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • խելացի 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
  • խելացի” in Ałekʿsandr Xudabašean (1838), Baṙaran ’i haykakan lezuē ’i ṙusacʿ barbaṙ [Dictionary from the Armenian Language into the Russian Tongue], in 2 vols, Moscow: Lazarev Institute of Oriental Languages, volume I