ճառագայթ

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Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Armenian ճառագայթ (čaṙagaytʿ).

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Noun[edit]

ճառագայթ (čaṙagaytʿ)

  1. ray, beam
    լույսի ճառագայթluysi čaṙagaytʿ ― ray of light
  2. (geometry) ray
  3. (physics) ray, beam
    ռենտգենյան ճառագայթներṙentgenyan čaṙagaytʿner ― X-rays
  4. (botany) ray
  5. (zoology) ray
  6. (figuratively) ray
    հույսի ճառագայթhuysi čaṙagaytʿ ― ray of hope

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Old Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

The root is *ճառագ (*čaṙag), of unknown origin, whence also dialectal and modern Armenian ճառագել (čaṙagel, to shine, emit light).

Noun[edit]

ճառագայթ (čaṙagaytʿ

  1. ray, beam, radiation
    ճառագայթս արձակելčaṙagaytʿs arjakel ― to irradiate, to beam, to emit rays
  2. light, splendour, brightness, brilliance

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References[edit]

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