գան

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Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Armenian գան ‎(gan); see it for more.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

գան ‎(gan)

  1. (archaic) beating, bastinado, battery, blows with a stick

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Old Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *gʷʰn̥-(n)i-, from *gʷʰen-.

Noun[edit]

գան ‎(gan)

  1. beating, bastinado, battery, blows with a stick, whip, lash, whipping
    գան հարկանել‎ ― gan harkanel ― to cudgel, to strike with a stick, to whip
    գան ըմպել‎ ― gan əmpel ― to receive a bastinado, beating, blows, to be beaten with a stick or whip
  2. scourge, chastisement, punishment
  3. wound

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References[edit]

  • Petrosean, H. Matatʿeay V. (1879), “գան”, in Nor Baṙagirkʿ Hay-Angliarēn [New Dictionary Armenian–English], Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • Awetikʿean, G.; Siwrmēlean, X.; Awgerean, M. (1836–1837), “գան”, in Nor baṙgirkʿ haykazean lezui [New Dictionary of the Armenian Language] (in Old Armenian), Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • Ačaṙean, Hračʿeay (1971–1979), “գան”, in Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words] (in Armenian), 2nd edition, Yerevan: University Press, published 1926–1935
  • Martirosyan, Hrach (2010) Etymological Dictionary of the Armenian Inherited Lexicon (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 8), Leiden, Boston: Brill, page 198