տօն

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Old Armenian[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

The original spelling is տաւն ‎(tawn), from Proto-Indo-European *dapni- ‎(sacrifice). Cognates include Old Norse tafn ‎(sacrifice), Latin daps ‎(sacrificial feast) and probably damnum, Middle Irish dúan ‎(poem), Ancient Greek δαπάνη ‎(dapánē, expenditure), δάπτω ‎(dáptō, to devour).

Noun[edit]

տօն ‎(tōn)

  1. feast, solemnity, festival, celebration
    տօն նշանաւոր, հանդիսաւոր, մեծահանդես‎ ― tōn nšanawor, handisawor, mecahandes ― extraordinary, solemn feast
    օր տօնի‎ ― ōr tōni ― feast-day, holiday
    ամենաժողով տօն‎ ― amenažołov tōn ― fair day, market day
    տօն անուան‎ ― tōn anuan ― saint's day
    տօն ամենայն սրբոց‎ ― tōn amenayn srbocʿ ― All-Saints' day, All Hallows day
    տօն մարմնոյ եւ արեան Տեառն‎ ― tōn marmnoy ew arean Teaṙn ― Corpus Christi day
    տօն անմեղ մանկանց‎ ― tōn anmeł mankancʿ ― Childermas-day
    սրբել, խմբել, կատարել, տօնել զտօն‎ ― srbel, xmbel, katarel, tōnel ztōn ― to keep, to observe, to celebrate a feast
    շնորհաւորել ուրուք զտօն իւր‎ ― šnorhaworel urukʿ ztōn iwr ― to wish a person many happy returns of the day
    կարգեցին ամ յամէ զօրն զայն տօն տարեկանաց‎ ― kargecʿin am yamē zōrn zayn tōn tarekanacʿ ― it was ordered that this day be annually commemorated

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References[edit]

  • Petrosean, H. Matatʿeay V. (1879), “տօն”, in Nor Baṙagirkʿ Hay-Angliarēn [New Dictionary Armenian–English], Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • Awetikʿean, G.; Siwrmēlean, X.; Awgerean, M. (1836–1837), “տօն”, in Nor baṙgirkʿ haykazean lezui [New Dictionary of the Armenian Language] (in Old Armenian), Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • Ačaṙean, Hračʿeay (1971–1979), “տօն”, in Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words] (in Armenian), 2nd edition, Yerevan: University Press, published 1926–1935
  • Godel, Robert (1975) An introduction to the study of classical Armenian, Wiesbaden: Dr. Ludwig Reichert Verlag, page 79