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 է‎ ― Ōbaman Amerikayi naxagahn ē ― Obama is the president of America
  2. chairman
    խորհրդի նախագահ‎ ― xorhrdi 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 արքեպիսկոպոս‎ ― naxagah arkʿepiskopos ― primate
    նախագահ նստել, բազմել, լինել‎ ― naxagah 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]

  • 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