ջան

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Armenian[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

  • ճան (čan) (Western Armenian)

Etymology[edit]

From Persian جان (jân).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

ջան (ǰan)

  1. (colloquial) body
  2. (colloquial) life, existence
  3. (colloquial) spirit, soul
  4. (colloquial) vigour, physical might
  5. (colloquial) term of endearment, roughly equivalent to dear or darling, put after the person's name
    Սերոժ ջա՛ն (Serož ǰan!) — dear Serozh!
    ախպեր ջա՛ն (axper ǰan!) — dear brother
    ազիզ ջա՛ն (aziz ǰan!) — (untranslatable)

Declension[edit]

Interjection[edit]

ջան (ǰan)

  1. exclamation of joy, pleasure
    ջա՜ն ջա՜նǰa!n ǰa!n ― exclamation of joy, pleasure