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 ē ― Obama is the president of America
  2. chairman
    խորհրդի նախագահxorhrdi naxagah ― Chairman 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 arkʿepiskopos ― primate
    նախագահ նստել, բազմել, լինելnaxagah nstel, bazmel, linel ― to 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]

  • նախագահ in Mathias Bedrossian (1879), New Dictionary Armenian–English, Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • նախագահ in Gabriēl Awetikʿean, Xačʿatur Siwrmēlean, Mkrtičʿ Awgerean (1836–37), Nor baṙgirkʿ haykazean lezui [New Dictionary of the Armenian Language], in 2 vols, Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • նախագահ in Manuēl J̌axǰaxean (1837), Dizionario armeno-italiano, in 2 vols, Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy