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 մտաց‎ ― xiłč mtacʿ ― conscience; scruple; remorse, compunction
    խղճիւ մտաց‎ ― xłčiw mtacʿ ― conscientiously, scrupulously
    ազատութիւն խղճի‎ ― azatutʿiwn xłči ― liberty of conscience
    կըշտամբանք, խայթ խղճի‎ ― kəštambankʿ, xaytʿ xłči ― accusation, reproach of conscience
    խիղճ պահել, ի խղճի լինել մտաց ուրուք‎ ― xiłč pahel, i xłči linel mtacʿ urukʿ ― to pretend to have scruples, to scruple to, to be conscientious
    լռեցուցանել զխիղճ մտաց‎ ― lṙecʿucʿanel zxiłč mtacʿ ― to stifle remorse
    յազատութիւն խղճի մտաց‎ ― yazatutʿiwn 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]

  • Petrosean, H. Matatʿeay V. (1879), “խիղճ”, in Nor Baṙagirkʿ Hay-Angliarēn [New Dictionary Armenian–English], Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • 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
  • Ačaṙean, Hračʿeay (1971–1979), “խիղճ”, in Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words] (in Armenian), 2nd edition, Yerevan: University Press, published 1926–1935