հա

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Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Armenian հա (ha); see it for more.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adverb[edit]

հա (ha)

  1. (informal) yes

Synonyms[edit]

Antonyms[edit]


Old Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Of onomatopoeic origin.

Adverb[edit]

հա (ha)

  1. behold! lo! here is, there are

Interjection[edit]

հա (ha)

  1. come! come now! well! now then! courage!

Particle[edit]

հա (ha)

  1. yes

Usage notes[edit]

Had replaced այո (ayo) already in the 12th century.

Synonyms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • Armenian: հա (ha)

References[edit]

  • հա in Mathias Bedrossian (1879), New Dictionary Armenian–English, Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • հա 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
  • հա in Hračʿeay Ačaṙean (1971–79), Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words], in 4 vols (second edition), Yerevan: Yerevan State University
  • Hrach Martirosyan (2010), Etymological Dictionary of the Armenian Inherited Lexicon, Leiden, Boston: Brill Academic Publishers, ISBN 9789004173378, page 382