ճամփա

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Etymology[edit]

Dialectal development of Old Armenian ճանապարհ (čanaparh). Compare especially Middle Armenian ճանպահ (čanpah).

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ճամփա (čampʿa) (traditional orthography spelling ճամփայ)

  1. (colloquial, dialectal, Eastern Armenian) road
    ճամփա բանալ‎ ― čampʿa banalto open a road, to give access
    ճամփա դնել‎ ― čampʿa dnelto see off, to put on the road
    ճամփա բռնել‎ ― čampʿa bṙnelto set forth, to hit the road
    ճամփա գնալ‎ ― čampʿa gnalto leave, to depart
    ճամփա ելնել‎ ― čampʿa elnelto set forth, to hit the road
    ճամփա ընկնել‎ ― čampʿa ənknelto set forth, to travel
    ճամփա կտրել‎ ― čampʿa ktrelto travel a certain distance
    ճամփա մաշել‎ ― čampʿa mašelto travel back and forth many times
    ճամփեն ելած‎ ― čampʿen elacastray, off course
    ճամփու դնել‎ ― čampʿu dnel1) to see off, to put on the road; 2) to depose, to remove from power or office
    ճամփան պահել‎ ― čampʿan pahelto wait for someone’s arrival
    ճամփա տալ‎ ― čampʿa talto give way
    ճամփա սովորեցնել‎ ― čampʿa sovorecʿnelto show a way out, to find a way

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References[edit]

  • Ačaṙean, Hračʿeay (1913), “ճամբայ”, in Hayerēn gawaṙakan baṙaran [Armenian Provincial Dictionary] (Ēminean azgagrakan žołovacu; 9) (in Armenian), Tiflis: Lazarev Institute of Oriental Languages, pages 702b
  • Ačaṙean, Hračʿeay (1977), “ճանապարհ”, in Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words] (in Armenian), volume III, 2nd edition, Yerevan: University Press, published 1926–1935, page 183