պատշաճ

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Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Armenian պատշաճ (patšač).

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Adjective[edit]

պատշաճ (patšač) (superlative ամենապատշաճ)

  1. due, fit, proper, decent, decorous, becoming, seemly, appropriate
    պատշաճ կերպով, ըստ պատշաճիpatšač kerpov, əst patšačiduly

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Old Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From earlier *պատսաճ (*patsač), from Middle Persian [script needed] (patsač), composed of the prefix [script needed] (pat-, against, with respect to) and the root [script needed] (sač-)․ Compare Avestan 𐬞𐬀𐬌𐬙𐬌-𐬯𐬀𐬗 (paiti-sac), Old Persian [script needed] (pati-sač). For the root [script needed] (sač-) compare Middle Persian [script needed] (sačitan, to be suited, worthy) and Persian سزیدن (sazīdan, to fit, suit).

Adjective[edit]

պատշաճ (patšač)

  1. suitable, pertinent, proper, seemly, decorous, becoming, convenient, congruous, fit, decent, conformable, analogous, proportioned; just, reasonable
    պատշաճքpatšačkʿdecency, decorum, propriety, conveniency
    ըստ պատշաճի, ըստ պատշաճիցəst patšači, əst patšačicʿconveniently, duly, a propos, pertinently, decently, seemly, seasonably
    պատշաճ է, պարտաւ պատշաճ էpatšač ē, partaw patšač ēit is proper, suitable, right, it becomes
    չէ պատշաճčʿē patšačit is not seemly or befitting
    ըստ ոչ պատշաճիəst očʿ patšačiunseasonable
    լնուլ զպարտս պատշաճիցlnul zparts patšačicʿto behave with propriety, decorum, good breeding or politeness

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References[edit]

  • Petrosean, H. Matatʿeay V. (1879), “պատշաճ”, in Nor Baṙagirkʿ Hay-Angliarēn [New Dictionary Armenian–English], Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • Ačaṙean, Hračʿeay (1971–1979), “պատշաճ”, in Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words] (in Armenian), 2nd edition, Yerevan: University Press