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 yałtʿanakitriumphal rejoicings
  2. procession, solemnity, religious ceremony
    հանդէս թաղման‎ ― handēs tʿałmanburial, funeral obsequies
  3. pomp, show, display, gala, exhibition, parade, state; scene, spectacle, show; arena
    հանդիսիւ‎ ― handisiwpompously, solemnly
    համաշխարհական հանդէս‎ ― hamašxarhakan handēsexhibition
    հանդէս թատրոնական‎ ― handēs tʿatronakantheatre, spectacle, play
    ի հանդէս մարտից‎ ― i handēs marticʿamong combats
    ի հանդէս ածել‎ ― i handēs acelto 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 aṙnelto 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 kʿaǰutʿeanto prove, to signalize one's valour, to signalize oneself by prowess, gallantry, bravery
    հանդէս առնել զօրութեան‎ ― handēs aṙnel zōrutʿeanto use or exert one's power
    հանդէս առնել պերճութեան, գիտութեան‎ ― handēs aṙnel perčutʿean, gitutʿeanto make a show of one's science
    հանդէս առնել իմաստութեան իւրոյ‎ ― handēs aṙnel imastutʿean iwroyto display one's wisdom
    հանդէս առնել հանճարոյ‎ ― handēs aṙnel hančaroyto 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 zōracʿreview, muster
    հանդէս առնել‎ ― handēs aṙnelto pass in review, to make a diligent investigation, to examine
    հանդէս առնել զօրաց, ի հանդիսի անցուցանել զզօրս‎ ― handēs aṙnel zōracʿ, i handisi ancʿucʿanel zzōrsto review, to muster, to pass in review
    հանդէս համարոյ առնել‎ ― handēs hamaroy aṙnelto examine, to register, to make a numbering or enumeration of
    զհանդէս առնուլ‎ ― zhandēs aṙnulto examine, to prove, to know by experience
    ի հանդէս մտանել‎ ― i handēs mtanelto enter the lists; to be ranked among
    ի հանդէս անցանել‎ ― i handēs ancʿanelto compete, to rival, to vie with; to appear
    ի հանդէս մատուցանել‎ ― i handēs matucʿanelto put to the trial, to the test, to prove
  6. exercise, practice
    հանդէս առնել‎ ― handēs aṙnelto 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]

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