հանդէս

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Old Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Iranian *handēs. Compare Sanskrit संदेश (saṁdeśa, message, order, command) and Avestan [script?] (handaesayaṅuha, to teach).

Noun[edit]

հանդէս (handēs

  1. feast, public rejoicing
    հանդէս յաղթանակիhandēs yałtʿanaki — triumphal rejoicings
  2. procession, solemnity, religious ceremony
    հանդէս թաղմանhandēs tʿałman — burial, funeral obsequies
  3. pomp, show, display, gala, exhibition, parade, state; scene, spectacle, show; arena
    հանդիսիւhandisiw — pompously, solemnly
    համաշխարհական հանդէսhamašxarhakan handēs — exhibition
    հանդէս թատրոնականhandēs tʿatronakan — theatre, spectacle, play
    ի հանդէս մարտիցi handēs marticʿ — among combats
    ի հանդէս ածելi handēs acel — to exhibit, to expose to view, to display, to show off; to represent, to play, to act
  4. proof, argument, demonstration; declaration, witness, testimony, evidence
    հանդէս առնելhandēs aṙnel — to make a show or display of, to show off, to display, to expose to view, to put or set forth
    հանդէս առնել քաջութեանhandēs aṙnel kʿaǰutʿean — to prove, to signalize one's valour, to signalize oneself by prowess, gallantry, bravery
    հանդէս առնել զօրութեանhandēs aṙnel zōrutʿean — to use or exert one's power
    հանդէս առնել պերճութեան, գիտութեանhandēs aṙnel perčutʿean, gitutʿean — to make a show of one's science
    հանդէս առնել իմաստութեան իւրոյhandēs aṙnel imastutʿean iwroy — to display one's wisdom
    հանդէս առնել հանճարոյhandēs aṙnel hančaroy — to heighten, to set off, to enhance, to give zest to one's parts or talent, to show one's wit, to play the sprightly, ingenious or witty
  5. audit, examination, inspection, investigation; trial, experience, essay
    հանդէս զօրացhandēs zōracʿ — review, muster
    հանդէս առնելhandēs aṙnel — to pass in review, to make a diligent investigation, to examine
    հանդէս առնել զօրաց, ի հանդիսի անցուցանել զզօրսhandēs aṙnel zōracʿ, i handisi ancʿucʿanel zzōrs — to review, to muster, to pass in review
    հանդէս համարոյ առնելhandēs hamaroy aṙnel — to examine, to register, to make a numbering or enumeration of
    զհանդէս առնուլzhandēs aṙnul — to examine, to prove, to know by experience
    ի հանդէս մտանելi handēs mtanel — to enter the lists; to be ranked among
    ի հանդէս անցանելi handēs ancʿanel — to compete, to rival, to vie with; to appear
    ի հանդէս մատուցանելi handēs matucʿanel — to put to the trial, to the test, to prove
  6. exercise, practice
    հանդէս առնելhandēs aṙnel — to exercise, to practise
  7. deed, fact, act; bravery, great deeds
  8. effects
  9. fight, assault, combat
  10. care, diligence
  11. account
  12. (post-classical) review, journal

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References[edit]

  • հանդէս in Mathias Bedrossian (1879), New Dictionary Armenian–English, Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • հանդէս 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
  • հանդէս in Hračʿeay Ačaṙean (1971–79), Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words], in 4 vols (second edition), Yerevan: Yerevan State University