վնաս

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Etymology[edit]

From Old Armenian վնաս (vnas). Doublet of dialectal Constantinople Armenian գո̈ւնահ (günah, sin), Van Armenian գո̈ւնախ (günax, sin).

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վնաս (vnas)

  1. damage, harm, loss

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Old Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

A Northwestern Iranian borrowing. See Persian گناه (gonâh) for more.

Noun[edit]

վնաս (vnas)

  1. injury, damage, harm, loss
    Synonym: զեան (zean)
    վնաս հասուցանել, տալ, գործելvnas hasucʿanel, tal, gorcelto injure, damage, harm
    վնասուք վաճառելvnasukʿ vačaṙelto sell at a loss
    ի վնաս ուրուքi vnas urukʿat the peril, at the loss, at the detriment, at the expense of a person
    ոչ մեծ ինչ է վնասնočʿ mec inčʿ ē vnasnthere is no great harm done
    ի վնաս իւր շրջեցաւ իրնi vnas iwr šrǰecʿaw irnthe affair turned out to his disadvantage
    վնաս է քեզ գինինvnas ē kʿez gininwine is bad for your health
    որ վնաս գործէ նոյն եւ հատուսցէor vnas gorcē noyn ew hatuscʿēhe that does the damage must answer for it
  2. fine, penalty
  3. fault, guilt, sin
    էր գիր վնասու նորա գրեալēr gir vnasu nora grealhis accusation was written above
    զի՞նչ վնաս է իմzi?nčʿ vnas ē imwhat fault have I?

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