տանջ

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Old Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Iranian *tanǰ- (suffering). Compare Persian تنجیدن (tanjīdan, to squeeze, to draw tight), Middle Persian [script needed] (tanǰišn, punishment, fine). Related to թանկ (tʿank) and թանձր (tʿanjr).

Noun[edit]

տանջ (tanǰ)

  1. suffering, torment, torture

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References[edit]

  • Ačaṙean, Hračʿeay (1971–1979), “տանջ”, 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), “տանջք”, in Nor baṙgirkʿ haykazean lezui [New Dictionary of the Armenian Language] (in Old Armenian), Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy