գոչիւն

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Old Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From գոչեմ (gočʿem) +‎ -իւն (-iwn).

Noun[edit]

գոչիւն (gočʿiwnindeclinable

  1. clamour, great cry, crash, noise, voice, exclamation
  2. hue and cry, uproar
  3. bellowing, roar

Usage notes[edit]

This noun is indeclinable. If it has to be declined, it is replaced by the synonym գոչումն (gočʿumn) or by the infinitive participle of the corresponding verb, գոչել (gočʿel), and then declined.

Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  • Petrosean, H. Matatʿeay V. (1879), “գոչիւն”, in Nor Baṙagirkʿ Hay-Angliarēn [New Dictionary Armenian–English], Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • Awetikʿean, G.; Siwrmēlean, X.; Awgerean, M. (1836–1837), “գոչիւն”, in Nor baṙgirkʿ haykazean lezui [New Dictionary of the Armenian Language] (in Old Armenian), Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • Abrahamyan, Ašot (1976) Grabari jeṙnark [A Handbook of Old Armenian] (in Armenian), 4th edition, Yerevan: Luys