ნიშანი

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Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from Iranian. Compare Persian نشان. Some senses that are absent in Iranian may have been modeled on Armenian նշան (nšan).

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ნიშანი (nišani) (plural ნიშნები)

  1. sign, mark, symbol
  2. precursor, omen
  3. Alternative term for ნიშან-წყალი (nišan-cqali)
  4. signal (an indication given to another person)
  5. brand (a name, symbol, logo, or other item used to distinguish a one from another)
  6. stamp, mark, brand
  7. mark (estimation of academic achievement)
  8. target
  9. (obsolete) a ring or other jewellery given to a then-bride by then-husband

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  • նշան in Hračʿeay Ačaṙean (1971–79), Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words], in 4 vols (second edition), Yerevan: Yerevan State University