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գանձ

ArmenianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Armenian գանձ (ganj).

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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 արքունիganj arkʿuni ― exchequer, finances
    տուն գանձուtun ganju ― treasure, treasury
    գանձ արքայիganj 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
  • գանձ 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
  • գանձ in Geworg J̌ahukyan (ed. by Vahan Sargsyan) (2010), Hayeren stugabanakan baṙaran [Armenian Etymological Dictionary], Yerevan: Asoghik, ISBN 978-9939-50-121-5