վախճան

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Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Armenian վախճան (vaxčan); see it for more.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

վախճան (vaxčan)

  1. end, ending
  2. death; decease, demise

Declension[edit]


Old Armenian[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

The origin is uncertain. According to Bailey, the second part is identical with -ճան (-čan).

Noun[edit]

վախճան (vaxčan

  1. end, term; end, scope, object; issue, event, end, result; accomplishment, finishing, conclusion, close; end, extremity; end, demise, decease, death, exit
    ցմեծ վախճանcʿmec vaxčan ― long time, a long while
    ի վախճանիi vaxčani ― in fine, finally, at last, at length, after all, in the last place
    ցվախճանcʿvaxčan ― to the end
    ի վախճան ամինi vaxčan amin ― at the year's end
    ի վախճանի աւուրցi vaxčani awurcʿ ― in the future
    ի վախճան աւուրցս այսոցիկi vaxčan awurcʿs aysocʿik ― in these latter times
    վախճան բանիսvaxčan banis ― in a word; the pith of my argument
    վախճան եհաս նմաvaxčan ehas nma ― he died
    ընկալաւ զարժանահասն վախճանənkalaw zaržanahasn vaxčan ― he died as he merited
    ի վախճան կենաց իւրոցi vaxčan kenacʿ iwrocʿ ― in his last days, towards the close of his life
    մերձ ի վախճան լինելmerj i vaxčan linel ― to be at one's final agony
    վախճան առնուլvaxčan aṙnul ― to draw to a close or end, to cease, to end, to expire
    վախճան առնելvaxčan aṙnel ― to make an end of, to put an end or term to, to come to a conclusion, to decide, to end
    առնել զոք ի վախճանaṙnel zokʿ i vaxčan ― to send to perdition, to put to death
    վախճան դնելvaxčan dnel ― to bring to a close, to conclude, to terminate, to finish, to end

Declension[edit]

Adverb[edit]

վախճան (vaxčan)

  1. in fine, finally, at last, at length, after all, in the last place

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References[edit]

  • վախճան in Mathias Bedrossian (1879), New Dictionary Armenian–English, Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • վախճան 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
  • վախճան in Hračʿeay Ačaṙean (1971–79), Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words], in 4 vols (second edition), Yerevan: Yerevan State University
  • “daṃjanai” in Harold W. Bailey (1979), Dictionary of Khotan Saka, Cambridge, London, New York, Melbourne: Cambridge University press, page 151a