շուշան

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Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Armenian շուշան(šušan); see it for more.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

շուշան (šušan)

  1. lily (flower)

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Old Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Classical Syriac *šūšan. Compare Classical Syriac ܫܘܫܢܬܐ(šūšanəṯā), plural ܫܘܫܢܐ(šūšannē), Akkadian [script needed](šēšanu), Hebrew שושן(šōšān), Aramaic שושנתא(šūšanəṯā), Arabic سوسن(sausan), Middle Persian swsn'(sōsan), Persian سوسن(susan), Ancient Greek σοῦσον(soûson), Georgian შროშანი(šrošani). All ultimately from Egyptian [script needed](ššn, lotus).

Noun[edit]

շուշան (šušan)

  1. lily (flower)
  2. (figuratively) the cap of the censer

Declension[edit]

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References[edit]

  • Petrosean, H. Matatʿeay V. (1879), “շուշան”, in Nor Baṙagirkʿ Hay-Angliarēn [New Dictionary Armenian–English], Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • Awetikʿean, G.; Siwrmēlean, X.; Awgerean, M. (1836–1837), “շուշան”, in Nor baṙgirkʿ haykazean lezui [New Dictionary of the Armenian Language] (in Old Armenian), Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • Ačaṙean, Hračʿeay (1971–1979), “շուշան”, in Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words] (in Armenian), 2nd edition, Yerevan: University Press, published 1926–1935