ձախ

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Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Armenian ձախ ‎(jax).

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Adjective[edit]

ձախ ‎(jax) ‎(superlative ամենաձախ)

  1. left; left-hand
    ձախ ձեռք‎ ― jax jeṙkʿ ― left hand
    ձախ աչք‎ ― jax ačʿkʿ ― left eye
  2. (figuratively) unsuccessful; unfortunate
  3. (politics) left

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Noun[edit]

ձախ ‎(jax)

  1. left, the left side; the left hand

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Adverb[edit]

ձախ ‎(jax)

  1. to the left (of)
    ինձնից ձախ‎ ― injnicʿ jax ― to my left, on my left

Old Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

The origin remains a mystery.

Adjective[edit]

ձախ ‎(jax)

  1. left; sinister
  2. left-handed

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Noun[edit]

ձախ ‎(jax)

  1. left, left hand or side
    ի ձախմէ‎ ― i jaxmē ― on or to the left
    գիտել կամ չգիտել զաջ ե զձախ‎ ― gitel kam čʿgitel zaǰ e zjax ― to know or not to know the right hand from the left or the good from bad

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References[edit]

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