դաշն

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Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Armenian դաշն ‎(dašn); see below.

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Noun[edit]

դաշն ‎(dašn)

  1. treaty, agreement
    դաշն կապել‎ ― dašn kapel ― to conclude a treaty
  2. harmony

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Adjective[edit]

դաշն ‎(dašn) ‎(superlative ամենադաշն)

  1. harmonious
  2. agreeable to the ear, sweet, gentle, soft

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Old Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Persian *dašn ‎(contract, treaty), attested as misspelled pšn' ‎(pašn). Compare Georgian დაშნი ‎(dašni, accomplice), also from Iranian.

Noun[edit]

դաշն ‎(dašn)

  1. contract, convention, bargain, treaty, engagement; condition, capitulation; compact, agreement; concurrence, alliance
    դաշինս կռել, հաստատել, ի դաշն մտանել‎ ― dašins kṙel, hastatel, i dašn mtanel ― to contract, to make an agreement; to stipulate, to transact; to confederate
    անցանել զդաշամբ‎ ― ancʿanel zdašamb ― to break the conditions, the alliance or faith
    անցանել զամուսնութեան, զառն դաշամբք‎ ― ancʿanel zamusnutʿean, zaṙn dašambkʿ ― to be unfaithful to the marriage-bed
    դաշն հաւատոյ‎ ― dašn hawatoy ― the Creed
    դաշն քաղաքական‎ ― dašn kʿałakʿakan ― civil contract
  2. (post-classical, music) harmony

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Adjective[edit]

դաշն ‎(dašn)

  1. (post-classical, music) sweet, agreeable to the ear

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Adverb[edit]

դաշն ‎(dašn)

  1. (post-classical) gently, tenderly; softly; with a low voice
    դաշն խօսիլ‎ ― dašn xōsil ― to speak very mildly
    դաշն նայիլ‎ ― dašn nayil ― to look tenderly, affectionately, or sweetly on one

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References[edit]

  • Petrosean, H. Matatʿeay V. (1879), “դաշն”, in Nor Baṙagirkʿ Hay-Angliarēn [New Dictionary Armenian–English], Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • Awetikʿean, G.; Siwrmēlean, X.; Awgerean, M. (1836–1837), “դաշն”, in Nor baṙgirkʿ haykazean lezui [New Dictionary of the Armenian Language] (in Old Armenian), Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • Ačaṙean, Hračʿeay (1971–1979), “դաշն”, in Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words] (in Armenian), 2nd edition, Yerevan: University Press, published 1926–1935
  • MacKenzie, D. N. (1971), “pašn”, in A concise Pahlavi dictionary, London, New York, Toronto: Oxford University Press, page 66