հաւան

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Old Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Iranian *havvān, from Iranian *ham-vā̆na-, from Indo-Iranian *van- ‎(to like, to desire, to love); compare Avestan [script needed] ‎(vantā-, beloved one, wife)[script needed] and Sanskrit वनित ‎(vanitā, a loved wife).

Noun[edit]

հաւան ‎(hawanindeclinable

  1. consent; approval; acceptance; benevolence
    ի հաւան ածել‎ ― i hawan acel ― to persuade, to induce to believe, to convince
    ի հաւան գալ‎ ― i hawan gal ― to be persuaded, convinced; to acquiesce

Adjective[edit]

հաւան ‎(hawan

  1. consenting, persuaded, convinced
    հաւան գտանիլ ընդ‎ ― hawan gtanil ənd ― to consent, to assent
    հաւան հաճութեամբ‎ ― hawan hačutʿeamb ― willingly, with pleasure
    հաւանք եւ հաւասարք‎ ― hawankʿ ew hawasarkʿ ― agreeing together, unanimous

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References[edit]

  • հաւան in Mathias Bedrossian (1879), New Dictionary Armenian–English, Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • հաւան 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
  • հաւան 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]
  • Anait Perixanjan (Perikhanian) (1993), Materialy k etimologičeskomu slovarju drevnearmjanskovo jazyka [Materials for the Etymological Dictionary of the Old Armenian Language], Yerevan: Academy of Sciences of the Armenian SSR, page 56