գանձ

ArmenianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Armenian գանձ ‎(ganj).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

գանձ ‎(ganj)

  1. treasure, riches

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Old ArmenianEdit

EtymologyEdit

An Iranian borrowing, perhaps Median. Compare Middle Persian 𐭢𐭭𐭰 ‎(ganǰ, treasure), Persian گنج ‎(ganǰ).

NounEdit

գանձ ‎(ganj

  1. treasure
    գանձ արքունի‎ ― ganj arkʿuni ― exchequer, finances
    տուն գանձու‎ ― tun ganju ― treasure, treasury
    գանձ արքայի‎ ― ganj arkʿayi ― privy purse of the king
  2. heap

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ReferencesEdit

  • գանձ in Mathias Bedrossian (1879), New Dictionary Armenian–English, Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • գանձ in Hračʿeay Ačaṙean (1971–79), Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words], in 4 vols (second edition), Yerevan: Yerevan State University [Reprint of the original edition: 1926–1935, in 7 volumes, Yerevan]
  • գանձ in Gabriēl Awetikʿean, Xačʿatur Siwrmēlean, Mkrtičʿ Awgerean (1836–37), Nor baṙgirkʿ haykazean lezui [New Dictionary of the Armenian Language, a.k.a. NHB], in 2 vols, Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • գանձ in Geworg J̌ahukyan (ed. by Vahan Sargsyan) (2010), Hayeren stugabanakan baṙaran [Armenian Etymological Dictionary], Yerevan: Asoghik, ISBN 978-9939-50-121-5
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