հաճոյ

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Old Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Genitive-dative case of հաճ (hač).

Adjective[edit]

հաճոյ (hačoy) (indeclinable

  1. agreeable, pleasant, pleasing, complaisant, grateful, acceptable
    հաճոյ լինելhačoy linel — to please, to humour, to agree, to have pleasure
    զի՞նչ հաճոյ է ձեզzi?nčʿ hačoy ē jez — what do you think of it?
    որպէս հաճոյ թուեսցի քեզorpēs hačoy tʿuescʿi kʿez — as you please or choose, as you like
    հաճոյ աչաց հայելոյhačoy ačʿacʿ hayeloy — comely to the eye
    հաճոյ եղեւ նա աչաց իմոցhačoy ełew na ačʿacʿ imocʿ — he or she pleased me
    հաճոյ թուեցաւ նմաhačoy tʿuecʿaw nma — it pleased him, he thought fit or proper, he approved of it
    հաճոյ եւս էր նմաhačoy ews ēr nma — he preferred
    արա նմա զինչ հաճոյ է առաջի աչաց քոցara nma zinčʿ hačoy ē aṙaǰi ačʿacʿ kʿocʿ — do with him as you will

Usage notes[edit]

This adjective was indeclinable. If it had to be declined, it was replaced by synonymous հաճոյական (hačoyakan) or հաճելի (hačeli).

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References[edit]

  • հաճոյ in Mathias Bedrossian (1879), New Dictionary Armenian–English, Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • հաճոյ 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
  • Ašot Abrahamyan (1976), Grabari jeṙnark [A Handbook of Old Armenian] (fourth edition), Yerevan: Luys