հնձան

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Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Armenian հնձան (hnjan).

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Noun[edit]

հնձան (hnjan)

  1. basin to squeeze grapes in, wine-press basin
  2. room for wine-pressing

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Old Armenian[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

The origin is uncertain. Perhaps from Hittite [script needed] (GIŠhanza(n), a kind of implement).

Noun[edit]

հնձան (hnjan

  1. basin to squeeze grapes in, wine-press basin
    գուբ հնձանgub hnjan ― must-vessel
    հնձան հարկանելhnjan harkanel ― to press, to tread grapes; (figuratively) to trample, to oppress
  2. room for wine-pressing

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References[edit]

  • հնձան in Mathias Bedrossian (1879), New Dictionary Armenian–English, Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • հնձան 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
  • հնձան 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 413