գանձ

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Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Armenian գանձ (ganj).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (Eastern Armenian, standard) IPA(key): [ɡɑnd͡z]
  • (file)

Noun[edit]

գանձ (ganj)

  1. treasure, riches

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Old Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

An Iranian borrowing, perhaps specifically Old Median *ganza- (treasure) . Compare Parthian [Manichaean needed] (gzn /gazn/, treasure), Middle Persian [Term?] (/ganǰ/, treasure) and Persian گنج (ganǰ).

Noun[edit]

գանձ (ganj)

  1. treasure
    գանձ արքունիganj arkʿuniexchequer, finances
    տուն գանձուtun ganjutreasure, treasury
    գանձ արքայիganj arkʿayiprivy purse of the king
  2. heap

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References[edit]

  • Petrosean, H. Matatʿeay V. (1879), “գանձ”, in Nor Baṙagirkʿ Hay-Angliarēn [New Dictionary Armenian–English], Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • Ačaṙean, Hračʿeay (1971–1979), “գանձ”, in Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words] (in Armenian), 2nd edition, Yerevan: University Press
  • Awetikʿean, G.; Siwrmēlean, X.; Awgerean, M. (1836–1837), “գանձ”, in Nor baṙgirkʿ haykazean lezui [New Dictionary of the Armenian Language] (in Old Armenian), Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • J̌ahukyan, Geworg (2010), “գանձ”, in Vahan Sargsyan, editor, Hayeren stugabanakan baṙaran [Armenian Etymological Dictionary] (in Armenian), Yerevan: Asoghik