քաջ

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Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Armenian քաջ (kʿaǰ).

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

քաջ (kʿaǰ) (superlative ամենաքաջ)

  1. brave, courageous
    քաջ զինվորkʿaǰ zinvorbrave soldier
  2. good; excellent
    քաջ առողջությունkʿaǰ aṙołǰutʿyungood health

Declension[edit]

Noun[edit]

քաջ (kʿaǰ)

  1. man of courage

Declension[edit]

Adverb[edit]

քաջ (kʿaǰ)

  1. excellently; perfectly (well)
    քաջ գիտակցելkʿaǰ gitakcʿelto know perfectly well

Old Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

The origin is uncertain.

Adjective[edit]

քաջ (kʿaǰ)

  1. good; excellent
  2. noble, distinguished, eminent; good, honest, worthy
    քաջ արանցkʿaǰ arancʿemperor, Caesar, Augustus
  3. brave, gallant, valiant, courageous, intrepid, valorous, manful, stout, bold, daring
    քաջ լե՛րkʿaǰ lércourage! be of good cheer!
  4. clever, excelling in, of good abilities, fit for

Declension[edit]

Noun[edit]

քաջ (kʿaǰ)

  1. hero; tutelar genius
  2. (Armenian mythology) kaj

Declension[edit]

Adverb[edit]

քաջ (kʿaǰ)

  1. good, well, right, suitably, very, much, very much
    քաջ ի բացkʿaǰ i bacʿvery far; very, much, much more
    կարի քաջ, կարի իսկ քաջkari kʿaǰ, kari isk kʿaǰvery well, as well as can be
    քաջ էkʿaǰ ēthat will do, that is settled; well, very well!
    վաղ քաջvał kʿaǰvery early

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References[edit]

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