շաչիւն

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Old Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From շաչեմ (šačʿem) +‎ -իւն (-iwn).

Noun[edit]

շաչիւն (šačʿiwnindeclinable

  1. noise, burst, crackling, crash
  2. rustling, rumbling
  3. report, clap, explosion
  4. resounding
  5. gurgling, murmur

Usage notes[edit]

This noun is indeclinable. If it has to be declined, it is replaced by the synonym շաչումն (šačʿumn) or by the infinitive participle of the corresponding verb, շաչել (šačʿel), and then declined.

Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

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