շագանակ

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Armenian[edit]

շագանակներ

Etymology[edit]

Learned borrowing from Old Armenian շագանակ (šaganak), a manuscript variant of շահդանակ (šahdanak, hempseed). The form of the word and its meaning are a result of misunderstanding.[1]

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Noun[edit]

շագանակ (šaganak)

  1. chestnut (nut of the chestnut tree)
    (մեկի համար) կրակից շագանակներ հանել(meki hamar) krakicʿ šaganakner hanelto perform a difficult or dangerous task that will benefit someone else

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Ačaṙean, Hračʿeay (1977), “շահդանակ”, in Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words] (in hy), volume III, 2nd edition, Yerevan: University Press, page 484