դաշնակ

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Armenian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Shortening of դաշնակցական (dašnakcʿakan).

Noun[edit]

դաշնակ (dašnak)

  1. a member of the Armenian Revolutionary Federation
  2. (humorous, as used by Armenian internet community) an insidious and bloodthirsty nationalist
Declension[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

From Old Armenian դաշնակ (dašnak); see below.

Noun[edit]

դաշնակ (dašnak)

  1. tune, song
  2. (music, Western Armenian) piano
  3. (poetic) harmony
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Synonyms[edit]

Etymology 3[edit]

From Old Armenian դաշնակ (dašnak); see below.

Noun[edit]

դաշնակ (dašnak)

  1. (rare) small dagger
Declension[edit]

References[edit]

  • Ałayan, Ēduard (1976), “դաշնակ”, in Ardi hayereni bacʿatrakan baṙaran [Explanatory Dictionary of Modern Armenian] (in Armenian), Yerevan: Hayastan
  • Malxaseancʿ, Stepʿan (1944–1945), “դաշնակ”, in Hayerēn bacʿatrakan baṙaran [Armenian Explanatory Dictionary] (in Armenian), Yerevan: State Publishing House

Old Armenian[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

դաշն (dašn) +‎ -ակ (-ak)

Noun[edit]

դաշնակ (dašnak)

  1. tune, song
  2. (post-classical, modern) piano
    դաշնակ հարկանելdašnak harkanelto play on the piano
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Etymology 2[edit]

From Middle Iranian *dašnak. Compare Persian دشنه (dašna, dagger) and Iranian borrowings: Classical Syriac ܕܫܢܓ (dašnag, two-edged dagger), Arabic دشنج (dašnaj, dagger), Georgian დაშნა (dašna, sword).

Noun[edit]

դաշնակ (dašnak)

  1. (military) small dagger, poniard, cimeter, cutlass, sabre
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Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  • Petrosean, H. Matatʿeay V. (1879), “դաշնակ”, in Nor Baṙagirkʿ Hay-Angliarēn [New Dictionary Armenian–English], Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • Awetikʿean, G.; Siwrmēlean, X.; Awgerean, M. (1836–1837), “դաշնակ”, in Nor baṙgirkʿ haykazean lezui [New Dictionary of the Armenian Language] (in Old Armenian), Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • Sebastacʿi, Mxitʿar (1749–1769), “դաշնակ”, in Baṙgirkʿ Haykazean lezui [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