ճիգն

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Old Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

The origin is uncertain.

Noun[edit]

ճիգն (čign

  1. effort, endeavour, attempt, study; labour, work, pains, suffering, hardship, toil, fatigue; danger, hazard, jeopardy; crisis; conflict, contest, combat, fight; austere or ascetic life
    ճիգն ի ճիգնčign i čign — close or hard by, one after the other, without intervals
    ամենայն ճգամբքamenayn čgambkʿ — with all one's strength or ability
    ճգունք մարտիčgunkʿ marti — the toils of war
    տանել մեծամեծ ճգանցtanel mecamec čgancʿ — to bear or sustain great hardships
    զամենայն յանձին ունել, թափել, ի մեջ առնուլ, բազում ճգունս առնելzamenayn yanjin unel, tʿapʿel, i meǰ aṙnul, bazum čguns aṙnel — to strive or struggle hard, to do one's best or utmost, to redouble one's endeavours, to make superhuman efforts
    ճիգն դնելčign dnel — to make an effort, to strive, to endeavour
    դնել զյետին ճիգն, յետին ճգամբք գուն գործելdnel zyetin čign, yetin čgambkʿ gun gorcel — to make a last effort, or final efforts

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References[edit]

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