հնախօս

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Old Armenian[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From հին (hin) +‎ -ա- (-a-) +‎ խօսիմ (xōsim). Probably modeled on Ancient Greek ἀρχαιολογία (arkhaiología, antiquarian lore, ancient legends, history), from ἀρχαῖος (arkhaîos, primal, old, ancient) + λόγος (lógos, speech, oration, study).

Adjective[edit]

հնախօս (hnaxōs

  1. telling or writing about antiquities

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Noun[edit]

հնախօս (hnaxōs

  1. someone telling or writing about antiquities
  2. (post-classical, modern) archaeologist

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References[edit]

  • հնախօս in Mathias Bedrossian (1879), New Dictionary Armenian–English, Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • հնախօս in Gabriēl Awetikʿean, Xačʿatur Siwrmēlean, Mkrtičʿ Awgerean (1836–37), Nor baṙgirkʿ haykazean lezui [New Dictionary of the Armenian Language], in 2 vols, Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy