շրջան

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Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Armenian շրջան ‎(šrǰan).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

շրջան ‎(šrǰan)

  1. (geometry) circle
  2. (administrative division) region, area, oblast
  3. sphere, realm
  4. period, epoch

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Old Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

շուրջ ‎(šurǰ) +‎ -ան ‎(-an)

Noun[edit]

շրջան ‎(šrǰan)

  1. turn, gyre, turning, circuit, revolution, circumvolution, circulation, conversion; course, cycle, period, circle, round; turning, wheeling, winding; sinuosity
    շրջան առնուլ‎ ― šrǰan aṙnul ― to turn, to make or take a turn; to turn or whirl round and round; to circulate, to revolve, to move; to spin round upon one leg
    շրջանք ջուրց‎ ― šrǰankʿ ǰurcʿ ― whirlpool, vortex
    շրջան մեծ‎ ― šrǰan mec ― period or cycle of five hundred and thirty-two years
    շրջան զօրաց‎ ― šrǰan zōracʿ ― evolution
  2. change, vicissitude

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References[edit]

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