ժանտախտ

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Etymology[edit]

From Old Armenian ժանտախտ(žantaxt).

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ժանտախտ ‎(žantaxt)

  1. plague
    ժանտախտի նման տարածվել‎ ― žantaxti nman taracvel ― to 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 ժանտախտիւ‎ ― harkanel, varakel žantaxtiw ― to plague, to infect with the plague
    հարեալ ի ժանտախտէ‎ ― hareal i žantaxtē ― plague-stricken, infected with the plague
    ճարակեցաւ ժանտախտ ի զօրուն‎ ― čarakecʿaw žantaxt i zōrun ― the plague broke out in the army
    կեղտ ժանտախտի‎ ― kełt žantaxti ― plague-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