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 բանալ‎ ― čampʿa banal ― to open a road, to give access
    ճամփա դնել‎ ― čampʿa dnel ― to see off, to put on the road
    ճամփա բռնել‎ ― čampʿa bṙnel ― to set forth, to hit the road
    ճամփա գնալ‎ ― čampʿa gnal ― to leave, to depart
    ճամփա ելնել‎ ― čampʿa elnel ― to set forth, to hit the road
    ճամփա ընկնել‎ ― čampʿa ənknel ― to set forth, to travel
    ճամփա կտրել‎ ― čampʿa ktrel ― to travel a certain distance
    ճամփա մաշել‎ ― čampʿa mašel ― to travel back and forth many times
    ճամփեն ելած‎ ― čampʿen elac ― astray, off course
    ճամփու դնել‎ ― čampʿu dnel ― 1) to see off, to put on the road; 2) to depose, to remove from power or office
    ճամփան պահել‎ ― čampʿan pahel ― to wait for someone’s arrival
    ճամփա տալ‎ ― čampʿa tal ― to give way
    ճամփա սովորեցնել‎ ― čampʿa sovorecʿnel ― to show a way out, to find a way

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References[edit]

  • ճամբայ in Hračʿeay Ačaṙean (1913), Hayerēn gawaṙakan baṙaran [Armenian Provincial Word Dictionary], Tbilisi: Lazarev Institute of Oriental Languages (Ēminean azgagrakan žołovacu; 9), pages 702b
  • ճանապարհ in Hračʿeay Ačaṙean (1971–79), Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words], in 4 vols (second edition), Yerevan: Yerevan State University [Reprint of the original edition: 1926–1935, in 7 volumes, Yerevan], volume III, page 183