հանդէս

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Old Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Iranian *handēs. Compare Sanskrit संदेश ‎(saṃ-deśa, message, order, command) and Avestan [script needed] ‎(handaesayaṅuha, to teach).

Noun[edit]

հանդէս ‎(handēs

  1. feast, public rejoicing
    հանդէս յաղթանակի‎ ― handēs yałtʿanaki ― triumphal rejoicings
  2. procession, solemnity, religious ceremony
    հանդէս թաղման‎ ― handēs tʿałman ― burial, funeral obsequies
  3. pomp, show, display, gala, exhibition, parade, state; scene, spectacle, show; arena
    հանդիսիւ‎ ― handisiw ― pompously, solemnly
    համաշխարհական հանդէս‎ ― hamašxarhakan handēs ― exhibition
    հանդէս թատրոնական‎ ― handēs tʿatronakan ― theatre, spectacle, play
    ի հանդէս մարտից‎ ― i handēs marticʿ ― among combats
    ի հանդէս ածել‎ ― i handēs acel ― to exhibit, to expose to view, to display, to show off; to represent, to play, to act
  4. proof, argument, demonstration; declaration, witness, testimony, evidence
    հանդէս առնել‎ ― handēs aṙnel ― to make a show or display of, to show off, to display, to expose to view, to put or set forth
    հանդէս առնել քաջութեան‎ ― handēs aṙnel kʿaǰutʿean ― to prove, to signalize one's valour, to signalize oneself by prowess, gallantry, bravery
    հանդէս առնել զօրութեան‎ ― handēs aṙnel zōrutʿean ― to use or exert one's power
    հանդէս առնել պերճութեան, գիտութեան‎ ― handēs aṙnel perčutʿean, gitutʿean ― to make a show of one's science
    հանդէս առնել իմաստութեան իւրոյ‎ ― handēs aṙnel imastutʿean iwroy ― to display one's wisdom
    հանդէս առնել հանճարոյ‎ ― handēs aṙnel hančaroy ― to heighten, to set off, to enhance, to give zest to one's parts or talent, to show one's wit, to play the sprightly, ingenious or witty
  5. audit, examination, inspection, investigation; trial, experience, essay
    հանդէս զօրաց‎ ― handēs zōracʿ ― review, muster
    հանդէս առնել‎ ― handēs aṙnel ― to pass in review, to make a diligent investigation, to examine
    հանդէս առնել զօրաց, ի հանդիսի անցուցանել զզօրս‎ ― handēs aṙnel zōracʿ, i handisi ancʿucʿanel zzōrs ― to review, to muster, to pass in review
    հանդէս համարոյ առնել‎ ― handēs hamaroy aṙnel ― to examine, to register, to make a numbering or enumeration of
    զհանդէս առնուլ‎ ― zhandēs aṙnul ― to examine, to prove, to know by experience
    ի հանդէս մտանել‎ ― i handēs mtanel ― to enter the lists; to be ranked among
    ի հանդէս անցանել‎ ― i handēs ancʿanel ― to compete, to rival, to vie with; to appear
    ի հանդէս մատուցանել‎ ― i handēs matucʿanel ― to put to the trial, to the test, to prove
  6. exercise, practice
    հանդէս առնել‎ ― handēs aṙnel ― to exercise, to practise
  7. deed, fact, act; bravery, great deeds
  8. effects
  9. fight, assault, combat
  10. care, diligence
  11. account
  12. (post-classical) review, journal

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References[edit]

  • հանդէս in Mathias Bedrossian (1879), New Dictionary Armenian–English, Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • հանդէս in Gabriēl Awetikʿean, Xačʿatur Siwrmēlean, Mkrtičʿ Awgerean (1836–37), Nor baṙgirkʿ haykazean lezui [New Dictionary of the Armenian Language, a.k.a. NHB], in 2 vols, Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • հանդէս in Hračʿeay Ačaṙean (1971–79), Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words], in 4 vols (second edition), Yerevan: Yerevan State University [Reprint of the original edition: 1926–1935, in 7 volumes, Yerevan]