խելացի

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Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Armenian խելացի (xelacʿi); see below.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

խելացի (xelacʿi) (superlative ամենախելացի)

  1. smart, clever, intelligent

Declension[edit]

Adverb[edit]

խելացի (xelacʿi)

  1. cleverly, sensibly

Old Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From խելք (xelkʿ) +‎ -ացի (-acʿi).

Adjective[edit]

խելացի (xelacʿiindeclinable

  1. intelligent, clever, sensible, judicious, steady, prudent, wise

Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  • Petrosean, H. Matatʿeay V. (1879), “խելացի”, in Nor Baṙagirkʿ Hay-Angliarēn [New Dictionary Armenian–English], Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • Awetikʿean, G.; Siwrmēlean, X.; Awgerean, M. (1836–1837), “խելացի”, in Nor baṙgirkʿ haykazean lezui [New Dictionary of the Armenian Language] (in Old Armenian), Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • Xudabašeancʿ, Ałekʿsandr (1838), “խելացի”, in Baṙaran ’i haykakan lezuē ’i ṙusacʿ barbaṙ [Dictionary from the Armenian Language into the Russian Tongue], volume I, Moscow: Lazarev Institute of Oriental Languages