վճիռ

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Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Armenian վճիռ (včiṙ).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

վճիռ (včiṙ)

  1. judgement, decision, verdict, ruling
    դատարանի վճիռdatarani včiṙ ― the ruling of the court
    վճիռ կայացնելvčiṙ kayacʿnel ― to rule, to adjudicate

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Old Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

An Iranian borrowing. Compare Middle Persian wcyl (vizīr, decree, mandate, command), Avestan 𐬬𐬍𐬗𐬌𐬭𐬀 (vīčira-, deciding), Persian وچر (vačar, vačur, judgement; fatwa).

Noun[edit]

վճիռ (včiṙ

  1. sentence, award, judgment, decree, decision, act, ordinance; sentence, maxim
    վճիռ հատանել, առնել, բերել, ի վերայ ածել, դնել, տալvčiṙ hatanel, aṙnel, berel, i veray acel, dnel, tal ― to issue a warrant or writ, to sentence, to adjudge, to judge, to declare, to pronounce, to ordain, to condemn; to deliberate, to decide, to resolve, to decree; to enact, to order
    վճիռ մահու հատանել, ի վերայ դնելvčiṙ mahu hatanel, i veray dnel ― to sentence to death, to sign a death warrant
  2. (as an adjective) decisive, peremptory
    վճիռ բանիւքvčiṙ baniwkʿ ― with a peremptory voice

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References[edit]

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