հա

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Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Armenian հա (ha); see it for more.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adverb[edit]

հա (ha)

  1. (informal) yes

Synonyms[edit]

Antonyms[edit]


Old Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Of onomatopoeic origin.

Adverb[edit]

հա (ha)

  1. behold! lo! here is, there are

Interjection[edit]

հա (ha)

  1. come! come now! well! now then! courage!

Particle[edit]

հա (ha)

  1. yes

Usage notes[edit]

Had replaced այո (ayo) already in the 12th century.

Synonyms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • Armenian: հա (ha)

References[edit]

  • Petrosean, H. Matatʿeay V. (1879), “հա”, in Nor Baṙagirkʿ Hay-Angliarēn [New Dictionary Armenian–English], Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • Awetikʿean, G.; Siwrmēlean, X.; Awgerean, M. (1836–1837), “հա”, in Nor baṙgirkʿ haykazean lezui [New Dictionary of the Armenian Language] (in Old Armenian), Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • Ačaṙean, Hračʿeay (1971–1979), “հա”, in Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words] (in Armenian), 2nd edition, Yerevan: University Press, published 1926–1935
  • Martirosyan, Hrach (2010) Etymological Dictionary of the Armenian Inherited Lexicon (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 8), Leiden, Boston: Brill, page 382