ահ

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Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Armenian ահ (ah).

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Noun[edit]

ահ (ah)

  1. fear, fright; dread, terror; anxiety
    ահ ու սարսափ‎ ― ah u sarsapʿterror

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Old Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

The earlier form was *արհ (*arh), as confirmed by one of its combining forms and the Georgian borrowing ზარი (zari, terror, fear), from *զարհ (*zarh), where զ- (z-) is an intensifying suffix. The origin of *արհ (*arh) is unknown.

Noun[edit]

ահ (ah)

  1. fear, dread, fright, terror
    ահ արկանել‎ ― ah arkanelto frighten, to terrify, to intimidate
    յահի լինել՝ զահի հարկանիլ‎ ― yahi linel, zahi harkanilto fear, to be seized with alarm
    առ ահի‎ ― aṙ ahifor fear, lest
    ահ ընդ ահ‎ ― ah ənd ahwith fear, with a timid air
    զահի հարկանիմ, հարայ‎ ― zahi harkanim, harayto dread, to fear much

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Usage notes[edit]

The word has three combining forms ահ- (ah-), արհ- (arh-) and ահի- (ahi-).

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References[edit]

  • Ačaṙean, Hračʿeay (1971–1979), “ահ”, in Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words] (in Armenian), 2nd edition, Yerevan: University Press, published 1926–1935
  • Petrosean, H. Matatʿeay V. (1879), “ահ”, in Nor Baṙagirkʿ Hay-Angliarēn [New Dictionary Armenian–English], Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • Awetikʿean, G.; Siwrmēlean, X.; Awgerean, M. (1836–1837), “ահ”, in Nor baṙgirkʿ haykazean lezui [New Dictionary of the Armenian Language] (in Old Armenian), Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy