շահեկան

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Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Armenian շահեկան (šahekan); see it for more.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

շահեկան (šahekan) (superlative ամենաշահեկան)

  1. profitable, lucrative
  2. useful

Declension[edit]


Old Armenian[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From *շահի (*šahi), the form of շահ (šah) with its i-stem, +‎ -ական (-akan).

Adjective[edit]

շահեկան (šahekan)

  1. lucrative, useful

Declension[edit]

Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  • Petrosean, H. Matatʿeay V. (1879), “շահական”, in Nor Baṙagirkʿ Hay-Angliarēn [New Dictionary Armenian–English], Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • Awetikʿean, G.; Siwrmēlean, X.; Awgerean, M. (1836–1837), “շահեկան”, in Nor baṙgirkʿ haykazean lezui [New Dictionary of the Armenian Language] (in Old Armenian), Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • J̌ahukyan, Geworg (1998), “-եկան”, in Hin hayereni verǰacancʿneri cagumə [The Origin of Old Armenian Suffixes] (Hayocʿ lezvi hamematakan kʿerakanutʿyan harcʿer; 2) (in Armenian), Yerevan: Anania Širakacʿi, pages 5–48