ճառագայթ

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Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Armenian ճառագայթ(čaṙagaytʿ).

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ճառագայթ ‎(čaṙagaytʿ)

  1. ray, beam
    լույսի ճառագայթ‎ ― luysi čaṙagaytʿ ― ray of light
  2. (geometry) ray
  3. (physics) ray, beam
    ռենտգենյան ճառագայթներ‎ ― ṙentgenyan čaṙagaytʿner ― X-rays
  4. (botany) ray
  5. (zoology) ray
  6. (figuratively) ray
    հույսի ճառագայթ‎ ― huysi čaṙagaytʿ ― ray of hope

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Old Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

The root is *ճառագ(*čaṙag), of unknown origin, whence also dialectal and modern Armenian ճառագել(čaṙagel, to shine, emit light).

Noun[edit]

ճառագայթ ‎(čaṙagaytʿ)

  1. ray, beam, radiation
    ճառագայթս արձակել‎ ― čaṙagaytʿs arjakel ― to irradiate, to beam, to emit rays
  2. light, splendour, brightness, brilliance

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References[edit]

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