հաւան

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Old Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from Middle Iranian *havvān, from Iranian *ham-vā̆na-, from Proto-Indo-Iranian *van- (to like, to desire, to love); compare Avestan 𐬬𐬀𐬥𐬙𐬁 (vantā, beloved one, wife) and Sanskrit वनित (vanita, a loved wife).

Noun[edit]

հաւան (hawanindeclinable

  1. consent; approval; acceptance; benevolence
    ի հաւան ածելi hawan acelto persuade, to induce to believe, to convince
    ի հաւան գալi hawan galto be persuaded, convinced; to acquiesce

Adjective[edit]

հաւան (hawan)

  1. consenting, persuaded, convinced
    հաւան գտանիլ ընդhawan gtanil əndto consent, to assent
    հաւան հաճութեամբhawan hačutʿeambwillingly, with pleasure
    հաւանք եւ հաւասարքhawankʿ ew hawasarkʿagreeing together, unanimous

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References[edit]

  • Petrosean, H. Matatʿeay V. (1879), “հաւան”, in Nor Baṙagirkʿ Hay-Angliarēn [New Dictionary Armenian–English], Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • Awetikʿean, G.; Siwrmēlean, X.; Awgerean, M. (1836–1837), “հաւան”, in Nor baṙgirkʿ haykazean lezui [New Dictionary of the Armenian Language] (in Old Armenian), Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • Ačaṙean, Hračʿeay (1971–1979), “հաւան”, in Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words] (in Armenian), 2nd edition, Yerevan: University Press
  • Perixanjan, Anait (1993) Materialy k etimologičeskomu slovarju drevnearmjanskovo jazyka. Častʹ I [Materials for the Etymological Dictionary of the Old Armenian Language. Part 1] (in Russian), Yerevan: Academy Press, page 56