գազան

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Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Armenian գազան (gazan).

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գազան (gazan)

  1. wild beast
  2. (figuratively) brute, cruel man

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Adjective[edit]

գազան (gazan) (superlative ամենագազան)

  1. brutal, bestial; atrocious, savage

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Old Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

The origin is uncertain.

Noun[edit]

գազան (gazan)

  1. wild predatory beast
  2. elephant
  3. serpent; dragon
  4. (figuratively) brutal, beastly man

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Adjective[edit]

գազան (gazan)

  1. strong (of brine, vinegar)

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References[edit]

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