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խուճապ

ArmenianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Armenian խուճապ (xučap).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

խուճապ (xučap)

  1. panic
    խուճապի մատնվելxučapi matnvel — to get into a panic

DeclensionEdit


Old ArmenianEdit

EtymologyEdit

Uncertain. Ačaṙyan rejects all etymologies and leaves the origin open. According to J̌ahukyan, probably borrowed from an unknown Iranian source.

NounEdit

խուճապ (xučap

  1. panic fear; panic
    խուճապաւxučapaw — in haste, in a hurry
  2. (in the plural) bogey, ghost

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ReferencesEdit

  • խուճապ in Mathias Bedrossian (1879), New Dictionary Armenian–English, Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • խուճապ in Gabriēl Awetikʿean, Xačʿatur Siwrmēlean, Mkrtičʿ Awgerean (1836–37), Nor baṙgirkʿ haykazean lezui [New Dictionary of the Armenian Language], in 2 vols, Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy, volume I, pages 983–984
  • “larves” in Norayr N. Biwzandacʿi (1884), Baṙagirkʿ i gałłierēn lezuē i hayerēn [Dictionary from the French Language into Armenian], Constantinople: A. H. Boyajian Press, page 735a
  • խուճապ in Hračʿeay Ačaṙean (1971–79), Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words], in 4 vols (second edition), Yerevan: Yerevan State University, volume II, page 471b
  • խուճապ in Ṙubēn Łazarean (2000), Grabari baṙaran [Dictionary of Old Armenian], in 2 vols, Yerevan: Yerevan State University, volume I, page 590b
  • խուճապ in Geworg J̌ahukyan (ed. by Vahan Sargsyan) (2010), Hayeren stugabanakan baṙaran [Armenian Etymological Dictionary], Yerevan: Asoghik, ISBN 978-9939-50-121-5, page 348a