դաշն

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Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Armenian դաշն (dašn); see below.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

դաշն (dašn)

  1. treaty, agreement
    դաշն կապելdašn 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 մտանելdašins kṙel, hastatel, i dašn mtanel ― to contract, to make an agreement; to stipulate, to transact; to confederate
    անցանել զդաշամբancʿanel zdašamb ― to break the conditions, the alliance or faith
    անցանել զամուսնութեան, զառն դաշամբքancʿanel zamusnutʿean, zaṙn dašambkʿ ― to be unfaithful to the marriage-bed
    դաշն հաւատոյdašn hawatoy ― the Creed
    դաշն քաղաքականdašn 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 խօսիլdašn xōsil ― to speak very mildly
    դաշն նայիլdašn nayil ― to look tenderly, affectionately, or sweetly on one

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References[edit]

  • դաշն in Mathias Bedrossian (1879), New Dictionary Armenian–English, Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • դաշն in Gabriēl Awetikʿean, Xačʿatur Siwrmēlean, Mkrtičʿ Awgerean (1836–37), Nor baṙgirkʿ haykazean lezui [New Dictionary of the Armenian Language], in 2 vols, Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • դաշն in Hračʿeay Ačaṙean (1971–79), Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words], in 4 vols (second edition), Yerevan: Yerevan State University
  • "pašn" in David Neil MacKenzie (1986), A Concise Pahlavi Dictionary, London: Oxford University Press, ISBN 0-19-713559-5, page 66