ճամփա

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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 բանալčampʿa banalto open a road, to give access
    ճամփա դնելčampʿa dnelto see off, to put on the road
    ճամփա բռնելčampʿa bṙnelto set forth, to hit the road
    ճամփա գնալčampʿa gnalto leave, to depart
    ճամփա ելնելčampʿa elnelto set forth, to hit the road
    ճամփա ընկնելčampʿa ənknelto set forth, to travel
    ճամփա կտրելčampʿa ktrelto travel a certain distance
    ճամփա մաշելčampʿa mašelto travel back and forth many times
    ճամփեն ելածčampʿen elacastray, off course
    ճամփու դնելčampʿu dnel1) to see off, to put on the road; 2) to depose, to remove from power or office
    ճամփան պահելčampʿan pahelto wait for someone’s arrival
    ճամփա տալčampʿa talto give way
    ճամփա սովորեցնելčampʿa 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