տանջ

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Old Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Iranian *tanǰ- (suffering). Compare Persian تنجیدن (tanjīdan, to squeeze, to draw tight), Middle Persian [script needed] (tanǰišn, punishment, fine). Related to թանկ (tʿank) and թանձր (tʿanjr).

Noun[edit]

տանջ (tanǰ

  1. suffering, torment, torture

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References[edit]

  • տանջ in Hračʿeay Ačaṙean (1971–79), Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words], in 4 vols (second edition), Yerevan: Yerevan State University [Reprint of the original edition: 1926–1935, in 7 volumes, Yerevan]
  • տանջք in Gabriēl Awetikʿean, Xačʿatur Siwrmēlean, Mkrtičʿ Awgerean (1836–37), Nor baṙgirkʿ haykazean lezui [New Dictionary of the Armenian Language, a.k.a. NHB], in 2 vols, Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy