նախնի

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Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Armenian նախնի (naxni); see it for more.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

նախնի (naxni)

  1. ancestor, forefather

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Old Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From նախ (nax) +‎ -նի (-ni).

Adjective[edit]

նախնի (naxni)

  1. first, primitive, ancient, old
    ի նախնումն‎ ― i naxnumnanciently, formerly, in times past, in former ages

Declension[edit]

Noun[edit]

նախնի (naxni)

  1. ancient, chief
  2. (in the plural) the ancients, ancestors, antecessors, forefathers

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References[edit]

  • Petrosean, H. Matatʿeay V. (1879), “նախնի”, in Nor Baṙagirkʿ Hay-Angliarēn [New Dictionary Armenian–English], Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy