ժանտախտ

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From Old Armenian ժանտախտ (žantaxt).

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ժանտախտ (žantaxt)

  1. plague
    ժանտախտի նման տարածվելžantaxti nman taracvelto spread very rapidly, to spread like wildfire
  2. (figuratively) dangerous education, ideology, or doctrine
  3. (figuratively) socially harmful situation or habit
  4. (offensively) used as a curse
    Դա մարդ չէ, ժանտախտ է:Da mard čʿē, žantaxt ē:He's not a man, he's a plague.

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Old Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

ժանտ (žant) +‎ ախտ (axt)

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ժանտախտ (žantaxt)

  1. plague; pestilence, contagion, mortality, disease
    հարկանել, վարակել ժանտախտիւharkanel, varakel žantaxtiwto plague, to infect with the plague
    հարեալ ի ժանտախտէhareal i žantaxtēplague-stricken, infected with the plague
    ճարակեցաւ ժանտախտ ի զօրունčarakecʿaw žantaxt i zōrunthe plague broke out in the army
    կեղտ ժանտախտիkełt žantaxtiplague-spot

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