ճաշ

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Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Armenian ճաշ ‎(čaš).

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Noun[edit]

ճաշ ‎(čaš)

  1. dinner

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Old Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Iranian *čāš. Compare Middle Persian 𐭰𐭠𐭱𐭲 ‎(čāšt, breakfast), Persian چاشت ‎(čāšt, breakfast, early dinner), چاش ‎(čāš, lunch). See also ճաշակ ‎(čašak).

Noun[edit]

ճաշ ‎(čaš)

  1. dinner, noonday meal; repast, entertainment, feast
    սպասք ճաշոյ‎ ― spaskʿ čašoy ― dinner-service
    սեղան ճաշոյ‎ ― sełan čašoy ― dinner-table
    զանգակ ճաշոյ‎ ― zangak čašoy ― dinner-bell
    ճաշոյ ժամ‎ ― čašoy žam ― the three canonical hours, Third, Sixth and Ninth
    ճաշ անպաճոյճ‎ ― čaš anpačoyč ― frugal meal or table
    ճաշ գործել‎ ― čaš gorcel ― to get dinner ready
    ճաշ առնել‎ ― čaš aṙnel ― to give a dinner
    ճաշ մեծ գործել‎ ― čaš mec gorcel ― to give a grand dinner-party
    պատրաստ է ճաշն‎ ― patrast ē čašn ― dinner is on the table
    ճաշք զճաշս մղեն եւ ընթրիք զընթրեօք անցանեն‎ ― čaškʿ zčašs młen ew əntʿrikʿ zəntʿreōkʿ ancʿanen ― dinners follow dinners and suppers follow hard on suppers

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References[edit]

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