ջան

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Armenian[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

  • ճան (čan) (Western Armenian)

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Armenian ջան (ǰan), from Persian جان (jân).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

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ջան (ǰan)

  1. (colloquial) body
  2. (colloquial) life, existence
  3. (colloquial) spirit, soul
  4. (colloquial) vigour, physical might
  5. (colloquial) term of endearment, roughly equivalent to dear or darling, put after the person's name
    Արմեն ջա՛նArmen ǰándear Armen!
    մամա ջա՛նmama ǰándear mother!
    բալա ջա՛նbala ǰándear kiddy!

Declension[edit]

Interjection[edit]

ջան (ǰan)

  1. exclamation of joy, pleasure
    ջա՜ն ջա՜նǰa!n ǰa!nexclamation of joy, pleasure

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References[edit]

  • Malxaseancʿ, Stepʿan (1944–1945), “ջան”, in Hayerēn bacʿatrakan baṙaran [Armenian Explanatory Dictionary] (in Armenian), Yerevan: State Publishing House