վախ

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Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Armenian վախ (vax, fear); see it for more.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

վախ (vax)

  1. fear, fright, dread

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Old Armenian[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

The origin is uncertain.

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Noun[edit]

վախ (vax

  1. steep place, precipice
    վախ ի վախէvax i vaxē — steep, cragged
    ի վախից արկանել, ընկենուլ, մղել, հոսելi vaxicʿ arkanel, ənkenul, młel, hosel — to precipitate, to throw headlong down
    անկանիլ, մղիլ ի վախիցankanil, młil i vaxicʿ — to be cast down a precipice
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Etymology 2[edit]

The origin is uncertain.

Noun[edit]

վախ (vax

  1. fear
Usage notes[edit]

The word is not attested independently in the classical period outside its compounds

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References[edit]

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