խածանեմ

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Old Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

The root is խած- ‎(xac-), from Proto-Indo-European (according to Godel *khad-ye-), +‎ -ան- ‎(-an-). Cognates include Sanskrit खादति ‎(khādati, to chew, bite, eat, devour), Avestan [script needed] ‎(vī-xada-, to squeeze apart), Persian خاییدن ‎(xâyidan, to gnaw, chew).

Verb[edit]

խածանեմ ‎(xacanem)  (aorist indicative խածի)

  1. to bite, to sting (often refers to biting of snakes and beasts)
    խածանել զմիմեանս‎ ― xacanel zmimeans ― to bite one another
    հաս եւ խած առնել‎ ― has ew xac aṙnel ― to eat greedily, to devour voraciously
  2. (figuratively) to nettle, to sting, to snarl at, to revile

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References[edit]

  • Petrosean, H. Matatʿeay V. (1879), “խածանեմ”, in Nor Baṙagirkʿ Hay-Angliarēn [New Dictionary Armenian–English], Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • Awetikʿean, G.; Siwrmēlean, X.; Awgerean, M. (1836–1837), “խածանեմ”, in Nor baṙgirkʿ haykazean lezui [New Dictionary of the Armenian Language] (in Old Armenian), Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • Ačaṙean, Hračʿeay (1971–1979), “խած”, in Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words] (in Armenian), 2nd edition, Yerevan: University Press, published 1926–1935
  • Martirosyan, Hrach (2010) Etymological Dictionary of the Armenian Inherited Lexicon (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 8), Leiden, Boston: Brill, page 323
  • Godel, Robert (1975) An introduction to the study of classical Armenian, Wiesbaden: Dr. Ludwig Reichert Verlag, page 82