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 ունենալvaxčan unenalto end, to finish
  2. death (end of life)
    վախճան տալvaxčan talto 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 վախճանcʿmec vaxčanlong time, a long while
    ի վախճանիi vaxčaniin fine, finally, at last, at length, after all, in the last place
    ցվախճանcʿvaxčanto the end
    ի վախճան ամինi vaxčan aminat the year's end
    ի վախճանի աւուրցi vaxčani awurcʿin the future
    ի վախճան աւուրցս այսոցիկi vaxčan awurcʿs aysocʿikin these latter times
    վախճան բանիսvaxčan banisin a word; the pith of my argument
    վախճան եհաս նմաvaxčan ehas nmahe died
    ընկալաւ զարժանահասն վախճանənkalaw zaržanahasn vaxčanhe died as he merited
    ի վախճան կենաց իւրոցi vaxčan kenacʿ iwrocʿin his last days, towards the close of his life
    մերձ ի վախճան լինելmerj i vaxčan linelto be at one's final agony
    վախճան առնուլvaxčan aṙnulto draw to a close or end, to cease, to end, to expire
    վախճան առնելvaxčan aṙnelto make an end of, to put an end or term to, to come to a conclusion, to decide, to end
    առնել զոք ի վախճանaṙnel zokʿ i vaxčanto send to perdition, to put to death
    վախճան դնելvaxčan dnelto 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
  • Bailey, H. W. (1979), “daṃjanai”, in Dictionary of Khotan Saka, Cambridge, London, New York, Melbourne: Cambridge University press, page 151a