գանձ

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Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Armenian գանձ ‎(ganj).

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գանձ ‎(ganj)

  1. treasure, riches

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Old Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

An Iranian borrowing, perhaps Median. Compare Middle Persian 𐭢𐭭𐭰 ‎(ganǰ, treasure), Persian گنج ‎(ganǰ).

Noun[edit]

գանձ ‎(ganj)

  1. treasure
    գանձ արքունի‎ ― ganj arkʿuni ― exchequer, finances
    տուն գանձու‎ ― tun ganju ― treasure, treasury
    գանձ արքայի‎ ― ganj arkʿayi ― privy 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, published 1926–1935
  • 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 Sargsyan, Vahan, editor, Hayeren stugabanakan baṙaran [Armenian Etymological Dictionary] (in Armenian), Yerevan: Asoghik, ISBN 978-9939-50-121-5