ճաշակ

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Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Armenian ճաշակ (čašak).

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Noun[edit]

ճաշակ (čašak)

  1. taste (person's set of preferences)
    լավ ճաշակlav čašakgood taste

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Old Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Iranian *čāšak. Compare Persian چاشنی (čāšnī, taste; taste by way of a sample). The Iranian word was also borrowed into Sanskrit as चषक (caṣaka, cup), Georgian as ჭაშნიკი (č̣ašniḳi, gustation of wine) and Turkish as çeşni (flavor, taste). For the root, compare Sanskrit चष् (caṣ, to eat). Related to ճաշ (čaš).

Noun[edit]

ճաշակ (čašak)

  1. tasting, sampling of taste, gustation; taste, flavour, savour
    առնուլ զճաշակaṙnul zčašakto try, to taste, to relish
  2. (by extension) any trial, test, proof; specimen
    դուզնաքեայ ճաշակduznakʿeay čašakweak or slight effort
    առնուլ զճաշակ քաջասրտութեան նորաaṙnul zčašak kʿaǰasrtutʿean norato prove his courage
  3. swallow; gulp
  4. drinking-vessel, cup, mug, glass, tumbler; measure of liquid
    ճաշակաւ զծով չափելčašakaw zcov čʿapʿelto empty the sea with a tea-spoon
  5. type of a glass-shaped candlestick

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References[edit]

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