շաչիւն

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Old Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From շաչեմ ‎(šačʿem) +‎ -իւն ‎(-iwn).

Noun[edit]

շաչիւն ‎(šačʿiwnindeclinable

  1. noise, burst, crackling, crash
  2. rustling, rumbling
  3. report, clap, explosion
  4. resounding
  5. gurgling, murmur

Usage notes[edit]

This noun is indeclinable. If it has to be declined, it is replaced by the synonym շաչումն ‎(šačʿumn) or by the infinitive participle of the corresponding verb, շաչել ‎(šačʿel), and then declined.

Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  • շաչիւն in Mathias Bedrossian (1879), New Dictionary Armenian–English, Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • շաչիւն in Gabriēl Awetikʿean, Xačʿatur Siwrmēlean, Mkrtičʿ Awgerean (1836–37), Nor baṙgirkʿ haykazean lezui [New Dictionary of the Armenian Language, a.k.a. NHB], in 2 vols, Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • Ašot Abrahamyan (1976), Grabari jeṙnark [A Handbook of Old Armenian] (fourth edition), Yerevan: Luys