դաժան

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Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Armenian դաժան (dažan).

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դաժան (dažan) (superlative ամենադաժան)

  1. cruel, harsh, ruthless
    դաժան մարդdažan mardcruel man
    դաժան պատիժdažan patižcruel punishment

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Old Armenian[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Iranian *dažan. Compare Persian دژن (dužan, dižan, dužn, acid, pungent), دژند (dižand, acid, tart) and دژم (dižam, fierce; sad).

Adjective[edit]

դաժան (dažan)

  1. sharp, sour, bitter (of taste)
  2. bad (of smell)
  3. hard, difficult, fatiguing, tiring, toilsome
  4. cruel, merciless, harsh

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References[edit]

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