Խաղխաղ

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Armenian[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Old Armenian Խաղխաղ (Xałxał).

Pronunciation[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Խաղխաղ (Xałxał)

  1. Khaghkhagh

Declension[edit]


Old Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

In view of the abundance of swamps in the vicinity of Xałxał, Martirosyan wonders whether it can be interpreted as a reduplication of խաղ (xał, marsh, swamp), typologically comparing ճախ-ճախ-ուտ (čax-čax-ut).

Proper noun[edit]

Խաղխաղ (Xałxał)

  1. Khaghkhagh

Declension[edit]

Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  • Mxitʿar Sebastacʿi (1769), “Խաղխաղ”, in Baṙgirkʿ Haykazean lezui. Baṙaran yatuk anuancʿ [Dictionary of the Armenian Language. Dictionary of Proper Names] (in Old Armenian), volume II, Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • Martirosyan, Hrach (2009), “Armenian mawr ‘mud, marsh’ and its hydronimical value”, in Aramazd: Armenian journal of Near Eastern studies[1], volume 4, issue 1, pages 73–85 and 179–180