դիւան

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Old Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Persian d(p)ywʾn' ‎(dēwān, archive, collected writings). Compare Persian دیوان ‎(divān).

Noun[edit]

դիւան ‎(diwan)

  1. council chamber, court of justice or any large hall to conduct business, a divan
  2. school
  3. chancery; archives; library; control, register; court of records
  4. a kind of a tax

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References[edit]

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