շուշան

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Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Armenian շուշան (šušan); see it for more.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

շուշան (šušan)

  1. lily (flower)

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Old Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Classical Syriac *šūšan. Compare Classical Syriac ܫܘܫܢܬܐ (šūšanəṯā), plural ܫܘܫܢܐ (šūšannē), Akkadian [script needed] (šēšanu), Hebrew שושן (šōšān), Aramaic שושנתא (šūšanəṯā), Arabic سوسن (sausan), Middle Persian swsn' (sōsan), Persian سوسن (susan), Ancient Greek σοῦσον (soûson), Georgian შროშანი (šrošani). All ultimately from Egyptian [script needed] (ššn, lotus).

Noun[edit]

շուշան (šušan

  1. lily (flower)
  2. (figuratively) the cap of the censer

Declension[edit]

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References[edit]

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