նախագահ

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Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Armenian նախագահ (naxagah).

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Noun[edit]

նախագահ (naxagah)

  1. president
    Օբաման Ամերիկայի նախագահն էŌbaman Amerikayi naxagahn ēObama is the president of America
  2. chairman
    խորհրդի նախագահxorhrdi naxagahChairman of the Board

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Old Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From նախ (nax) +‎ -ա- (-a-) +‎ գահ (gah).

Adjective[edit]

նախագահ (naxagah)

  1. placed in the chief seat, seated in the highest place
    նախագահ արքեպիսկոպոսnaxagah arkʿepiskoposprimate
    նախագահ նստել, բազմել, լինելnaxagah nstel, bazmel, linelto preside, to be the president, to hold the first place

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Noun[edit]

նախագահ (naxagah)

  1. someone placed in the chief seat, seated in the highest place, president
  2. (often in the plural) presidency; precedency, primacy, primateship

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References[edit]

  • Petrosean, H. Matatʿeay V. (1879), “նախագահ”, in Nor Baṙagirkʿ Hay-Angliarēn [New Dictionary Armenian–English], Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • Awetikʿean, G.; Siwrmēlean, X.; Awgerean, M. (1836–1837), “նախագահ”, in Nor baṙgirkʿ haykazean lezui [New Dictionary of the Armenian Language] (in Old Armenian), Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • J̌axǰaxean, Manuēl (1837), “նախագահ”, in Baṙgirkʿ i barbaṙ hay ew italakan [Armenian–Italian Dictionary], Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy