հաճոյ

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Old Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Genitive-dative case of հաճ (hač).

Adjective[edit]

հաճոյ (hačoyindeclinable

  1. agreeable, pleasant, pleasing, complaisant, grateful, acceptable
    հաճոյ լինելhačoy linelto please, to humour, to agree, to have pleasure
    զի՞նչ հաճոյ է ձեզzi?nčʿ hačoy ē jezwhat do you think of it?
    որպէս հաճոյ թուեսցի քեզorpēs hačoy tʿuescʿi kʿezas you please or choose, as you like
    հաճոյ աչաց հայելոյhačoy ačʿacʿ hayeloycomely to the eye
    հաճոյ եղեւ նա աչաց իմոցhačoy ełew na ačʿacʿ imocʿhe or she pleased me
    հաճոյ թուեցաւ նմաhačoy tʿuecʿaw nmait pleased him, he thought fit or proper, he approved of it
    հաճոյ եւս էր նմաhačoy ews ēr nmahe preferred
    արա նմա զինչ հաճոյ է առաջի աչաց քոցara nma zinčʿ hačoy ē aṙaǰi ačʿacʿ kʿocʿdo with him as you will

Usage notes[edit]

This adjective was indeclinable. If it had to be declined, it was replaced by synonymous հաճոյական (hačoyakan) or հաճելի (hačeli).

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References[edit]

  • Petrosean, H. Matatʿeay V. (1879), “հաճոյ”, in Nor Baṙagirkʿ Hay-Angliarēn [New Dictionary Armenian–English], Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • Awetikʿean, G.; Siwrmēlean, X.; Awgerean, M. (1836–1837), “հաճոյ”, in Nor baṙgirkʿ haykazean lezui [New Dictionary of the Armenian Language] (in Old Armenian), Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • Abrahamyan, Ašot (1976) Grabari jeṙnark [A Handbook of Old Armenian] (in Armenian), 4th edition, Yerevan: Luys