խափան

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Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Armenian խափան (xapʿan); see below.

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Adjective[edit]

խափան (xapʿan) (superlative ամենախափան)

  1. not working, inoperative; broken

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Old Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From խափ (xapʿ) +‎ -ան (-an).

Noun[edit]

խափան (xapʿan)

  1. hinderance, impediment, obstacle; encumbering
    խափան առնել, լինելxapʿan aṙnel, linelto hinder, to impede, to prevent
  2. inactivity, idleness, sloth
    խափան կալxapʿan kalto be disoccupied; to be in idleness

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Adjective[edit]

խափան (xapʿan)

  1. idle, unoccupied
  2. hindered, prevented
  3. stopped, discontinued

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References[edit]

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