վախճան

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Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Armenian վախճան ‎(vaxčan); see it for more.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

վախճան ‎(vaxčan)

  1. end
    վախճան ունենալ‎ ― vaxčan unenal ― to end, to finish
  2. death (end of life)
    վախճան տալ‎ ― vaxčan tal ― to kill, to cause death
  3. ending, finish

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Old Armenian[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

The origin is uncertain. According to Bailey, the second part is identical with -ճան ‎(-čan).

Noun[edit]

վախճան ‎(vaxčan)

  1. end, term; end, scope, object; issue, event, end, result; accomplishment, finishing, conclusion, close; end, extremity; end, demise, decease, death, exit
    ցմեծ վախճան‎ ― cʿmec vaxčan ― long time, a long while
    ի վախճանի‎ ― i vaxčani ― in fine, finally, at last, at length, after all, in the last place
    ցվախճան‎ ― cʿvaxčan ― to the end
    ի վախճան ամին‎ ― i vaxčan amin ― at the year's end
    ի վախճանի աւուրց‎ ― i vaxčani awurcʿ ― in the future
    ի վախճան աւուրցս այսոցիկ‎ ― i vaxčan awurcʿs aysocʿik ― in these latter times
    վախճան բանիս‎ ― vaxčan banis ― in a word; the pith of my argument
    վախճան եհաս նմա‎ ― vaxčan ehas nma ― he died
    ընկալաւ զարժանահասն վախճան‎ ― ənkalaw zaržanahasn vaxčan ― he died as he merited
    ի վախճան կենաց իւրոց‎ ― i vaxčan kenacʿ iwrocʿ ― in his last days, towards the close of his life
    մերձ ի վախճան լինել‎ ― merj i vaxčan linel ― to be at one's final agony
    վախճան առնուլ‎ ― vaxčan aṙnul ― to draw to a close or end, to cease, to end, to expire
    վախճան առնել‎ ― vaxčan aṙnel ― to make an end of, to put an end or term to, to come to a conclusion, to decide, to end
    առնել զոք ի վախճան‎ ― aṙnel zokʿ i vaxčan ― to send to perdition, to put to death
    վախճան դնել‎ ― vaxčan dnel ― to bring to a close, to conclude, to terminate, to finish, to end

Declension[edit]

Adverb[edit]

վախճան ‎(vaxčan)

  1. in fine, finally, at last, at length, after all, in the last place

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References[edit]

  • Petrosean, H. Matatʿeay V. (1879), “վախճան”, in Nor Baṙagirkʿ Hay-Angliarēn [New Dictionary Armenian–English], Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • Awetikʿean, G.; Siwrmēlean, X.; Awgerean, M. (1836–1837), “վախճան”, in Nor baṙgirkʿ haykazean lezui [New Dictionary of the Armenian Language] (in Old Armenian), Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • Ačaṙean, Hračʿeay (1971–1979), “վախճան”, in Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words] (in Armenian), 2nd edition, Yerevan: University Press, published 1926–1935
  • Bailey, H. W. (1979), “daṃjanai”, in Dictionary of Khotan Saka, Cambridge, London, New York, Melbourne: Cambridge University press, page 151a