ծանօթ

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Old Armenian[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

The original spelling is ծանաւթ (canawtʿ), from the root ծան- (can-, to know).

Noun[edit]

ծանօթ (canōtʿ

  1. known person, acquaintance, relative
    ծանօթք մերcanōtʿkʿ mer ― our acquaintances, friends, the people of our acquaintance
  2. indication, token, sign
  3. disciple, scholar
  4. connoisseur, good judge of

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Adjective[edit]

ծանօթ (canōtʿ

  1. knowing, known, manifest; recognizable
    ծանօթս տալcanōtʿs tal ― to make known, manifest, to disclose, to reveal; to make acquaintance with
    ծանօթս տալ զանձնէcanōtʿs tal zanjnē ― to make oneself known, to manifest or reveal oneself
    ի ծանօթս գալi canōtʿs gal ― to be known, manifest or revealed
    ծանօթ լինելcanōtʿ linel ― to know, to be acquainted with

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References[edit]

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