ճիգն

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Old Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

The origin is uncertain.

Noun[edit]

ճիգն (čign)

  1. effort, endeavour, attempt, study; labour, work, pains, suffering, hardship, toil, fatigue; danger, hazard, jeopardy; crisis; conflict, contest, combat, fight; austere or ascetic life
    ճիգն ի ճիգնčign i čignclose or hard by, one after the other, without intervals
    ամենայն ճգամբքamenayn čgambkʿwith all one's strength or ability
    ճգունք մարտիčgunkʿ martithe toils of war
    տանել մեծամեծ ճգանցtanel mecamec čgancʿto bear or sustain great hardships
    զամենայն յանձին ունել, թափել, ի մեջ առնուլ, բազում ճգունս առնելzamenayn yanjin unel, tʿapʿel, i meǰ aṙnul, bazum čguns aṙnelto strive or struggle hard, to do one's best or utmost, to redouble one's endeavours, to make superhuman efforts
    ճիգն դնելčign dnelto make an effort, to strive, to endeavour
    դնել զյետին ճիգն, յետին ճգամբք գուն գործելdnel zyetin čign, yetin čgambkʿ gun gorcelto make a last effort, or final efforts

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References[edit]

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