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 ազատությունxłči azatutʿyunfreedom of conscience
    խիղճը տանջելxiłčə tanǰelto 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 mtacʿconscience; scruple; remorse, compunction
    խղճիւ մտացxłčiw mtacʿconscientiously, scrupulously
    ազատութիւն խղճիazatutʿiwn xłčiliberty of conscience
    կըշտամբանք, խայթ խղճիkəštambankʿ, xaytʿ xłčiaccusation, reproach of conscience
    խիղճ պահել, ի խղճի լինել մտաց ուրուքxiłč pahel, i xłči linel mtacʿ urukʿto pretend to have scruples, to scruple to, to be conscientious
    լռեցուցանել զխիղճ մտացlṙecʿucʿanel zxiłč mtacʿto stifle remorse
    յազատութիւն խղճի մտացyazatutʿiwn xłči mtacʿfor conscience sake

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Adjective[edit]

խիղճ (xiłč)

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

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Descendants[edit]

  • Armenian: խիղճ (xiłč)

References[edit]

  • Ačaṙean, Hračʿeay (1971–1979) , “խիղճ”, in Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words] (in Armenian), 2nd edition, reprint of the original 1926–1935 seven-volume edition, Yerevan: University Press
  • Awetikʿean, G.; Siwrmēlean, X.; Awgerean, M. (1836–1837) , “խիղճ”, in Nor baṙgirkʿ haykazean lezui [New Dictionary of the Armenian Language] (in Old Armenian), Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • Petrosean, H. Matatʿeay V. (1879) , “խիղճ”, in Nor Baṙagirkʿ Hay-Angliarēn [New Dictionary Armenian–English], Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy