վախ

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Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Armenian վախ ‎(vax, fear); see it for more.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

վախ ‎(vax)

  1. fear, fright, dread

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Old Armenian[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

The origin is uncertain.

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Noun[edit]

վախ ‎(vax)

  1. steep place, precipice
    վախ ի վախէ‎ ― vax i vaxē ― steep, cragged
    ի վախից արկանել, ընկենուլ, մղել, հոսել‎ ― i vaxicʿ arkanel, ənkenul, młel, hosel ― to precipitate, to throw headlong down
    անկանիլ, մղիլ ի վախից‎ ― ankanil, młil i vaxicʿ ― to be cast down a precipice
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Etymology 2[edit]

The origin is uncertain.

Noun[edit]

վախ ‎(vax)

  1. fear
Usage notes[edit]

The word is not attested independently in the classical period outside its compounds

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References[edit]

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