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հոսանք

ArmenianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Armenian հոսանք (hosankʿ); see below.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

հոսանք (hosankʿ)

  1. current, stream
  2. flow
  3. (physics) current

DeclensionEdit

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Old ArmenianEdit

EtymologyEdit

հոսեմ (hosem) +‎ -անք (-ankʿ)

NounEdit

հոսանք (hosankʿpl 

  1. stream of water, watercourse
    հոսանս ջուրց իջուցին աչք իմhosans ǰurcʿ iǰucʿin ačʿkʿ im ― my eyes have become water-brooks, my eyes run down with rivers of water
  2. (by extension) flow
    հոսանք Հոգւոյնhosankʿ Hogwoyn ― the gifts of the Spirit
    հոսանք հրոյhosankʿ hroy ― volcanic eruption; torrent of flame
    հոսանք չարեացhosankʿ čʿareacʿ ― a torrent of ills
  3. waterfall

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DescendantsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • հոսանք 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
  • հոսանք in Mathias Bedrossian (1879), New Dictionary Armenian–English, Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy