աստուածաշունչ

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Old Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From աստուած (astuac, God) +‎ -ա- (-a-) +‎ շնչեմ (šnčʿem, to breathe). Modeled on Ancient Greek θεό-πνευστος (theó-pneustos, inspired of God).

Adjective[edit]

աստուածաշունչ (astuacašunčʿ)

  1. inspired of God
    աստուածաշունչ գիրք/մատեանastuacašunčʿ girkʿ/mateanBible, Holy Scripture
    աստուածաշունչ կտակարանastuacašunčʿ ktakaranOld Testament

Declension[edit]

Noun[edit]

աստուածաշունչ (astuacašunčʿ)

  1. (post-classical) Bible, especially the Old Testament

Declension[edit]

Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  • Petrosean, H. Matatʿeay V. (1879), “աստուածաշունչ”, in Nor Baṙagirkʿ Hay-Angliarēn [New Dictionary Armenian–English], Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • J̌axǰaxean, Manuēl (1837), “աստուածաշունչ”, in Baṙgirkʿ i barbaṙ hay ew italakan [Armenian–Italian Dictionary], Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • Awetikʿean, G.; Siwrmēlean, X.; Awgerean, M. (1836–1837), “աստուածաշունչ”, in Nor baṙgirkʿ haykazean lezui [New Dictionary of the Armenian Language] (in Old Armenian), Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • Xudabašeancʿ, Ałekʿsandr (1838), “աստուածաշունչ”, in Baṙaran ’i haykakan lezuē ’i ṙusacʿ barbaṙ [Dictionary from the Armenian Language into the Russian Tongue], volume I, Moscow: Lazarev Institute of Oriental Languages
  • Łazarean, Ṙ. S. (2000), “աստուածաշունչ”, in Tʿosunean G. B., editor, Grabari baṙaran [Dictionary of Old Armenian] (in Armenian), volume I, Yerevan: University Press, page 194a