խիղճ

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Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Armenian խիղճ (xiłč).

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Noun[edit]

խիղճ (xiłč)

  1. conscience
    խղճի ազատությունfreedom of conscience
    խիղճը տանջելto feel remorse, pangs of conscience

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Old Armenian[edit]

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The origin is uncertain.

Noun[edit]

խիղճ (xiłč

  1. conscience
    խիղճ մտացxiłč mtacʿ ― conscience; scruple; remorse, compunction
    խղճիւ մտացxłčiw mtacʿ ― conscientiously, scrupulously
    ազատութիւն խղճիazatutʿiwn xłči ― liberty of conscience
    կըշտամբանք, խայթ խղճիkəštambankʿ, xaytʿ xłči ― accusation, reproach of conscience
    խիղճ պահել, ի խղճի լինել մտաց ուրուքxiłč pahel, i xłči linel mtacʿ urukʿ ― to pretend to have scruples, to scruple to, to be conscientious
    լռեցուցանել զխիղճ մտացlṙecʿucʿanel zxiłč mtacʿ ― to stifle remorse
    յազատութիւն խղճի մտացyazatutʿiwn xłči mtacʿ ― for conscience sake

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Adjective[edit]

խիղճ (xiłč

  1. evil, wicked (having done something that troubles the conscience)

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References[edit]

  • խիղճ in Mathias Bedrossian (1879), New Dictionary Armenian–English, Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • խիղճ in Gabriēl Awetikʿean, Xačʿatur Siwrmēlean, Mkrtičʿ Awgerean (1836–37), Nor baṙgirkʿ haykazean lezui [New Dictionary of the Armenian Language], in 2 vols, Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • խիղճ in Hračʿeay Ačaṙean (1971–79), Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words], in 4 vols (second edition), Yerevan: Yerevan State University