պատուհաս

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Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Armenian պատուհաս ‎(patuhas).

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Noun[edit]

պատուհաս ‎(patuhas)

  1. misfortune, disaster, evil, pest, distress, trouble
  2. great punishment

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Old Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From earlier *պատուհրաս ‎(*patuhras), from Middle Persian [script needed] ‎(pātūfrās, punishment, restitution), composed of the prefix [script needed] ‎(pāt-, against) and from a word meaning “question; questioning”; compare Middle Persian [script needed] ‎(frašn, question; questioning), Avestan [script needed] ‎(frašna, a dispute to be settled in a court).

Noun[edit]

պատուհաս ‎(patuhas)

  1. punishment, chastisement, pain, correction
    պատիժ պատուհասի‎ ― patiž patuhasi ― severe punishment
    պատուհաս մահու‎ ― patuhas mahu ― sentence or punishment of death, capital punishment
    տեղի պատուհասի‎ ― tełi patuhasi ― exile
    պատուհաս կապել ի վերայ‎ ― patuhas kapel i veray ― to inflict a punishment
    կրել խիստ պատուհաս‎ ― krel xist patuhas ― to be severely punished
  2. scourge, revenge
    պատուհաս ազգի մարդկան‎ ― patuhas azgi mardkan ― the scourge of human kind
  3. threat, threatening tone
    առնել պատուհաս‎ ― aṙnel patuhas ― to threaten
  4. reprimand, reproach, rebuke

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References[edit]

  • Petrosean, H. Matatʿeay V. (1879), “պատուհաս”, in Nor Baṙagirkʿ Hay-Angliarēn [New Dictionary Armenian–English], Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • Ačaṙean, Hračʿeay (1971–1979), “պատուհաս”, in Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words] (in Armenian), 2nd edition, Yerevan: University Press, published 1926–1935