ArmenianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Armenian գնացք (gnacʿkʿ).

PronunciationEdit

  • (Eastern Armenian, standard) IPA(key): [ɡəˈnɑt͡sʰkʰ]
  • Hyphenation: գը‧նացք
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NounEdit

գնացք (gnacʿkʿ)

  1. train
    գնացքի գիծgnacʿkʿi gicrailway
    գնացք նստելgnacʿkʿ nstelto take a train
  2. procession, train
  3. (archaic) passage; walk; journey
  4. (archaic) gait, walk, step

Usage notesEdit

For the sense “train”, in colloquial speech Russian по́езд (pójezd) is sometimes used instead.

DeclensionEdit


Old ArmenianEdit

Alternative formsEdit

  • գնաց (gnacʿ) (rarely used singular form)

EtymologyEdit

գնաց- (gnacʿ-) +‎ (-kʿ)

NounEdit

գնացք (gnacʿkʿpl

  1. gait, step, pace, course; passage; way, journey; departure; circuit
    գնացին երից աւուրց գնաց ճանապարհի՝ յերկիր անապատgnacʿin ericʿ awurcʿ gnacʿ čanaparhi, yerkir anapatthey walked three days through the desert
  2. walk; place for taking a walk
  3. flow of water
  4. conduct, behaviour, demeanour, manners, custom
    դառնալ ի գնացից չարացdaṙnal i gnacʿicʿ čʿaracʿto reform, to lead a better life

DeclensionEdit

DescendantsEdit

  • Armenian: գնացք (gnacʿkʿ)

ReferencesEdit

  • Petrosean, H. Matatʿeay V. (1879), “գնացք”, in Nor Baṙagirkʿ Hay-Angliarēn [New Dictionary Armenian–English], Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • Ačaṙean, Hračʿeay (1971–1979), “գնալ”, in Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words] (in Armenian), 2nd edition, reprint of the original 1926–1935 seven-volume edition, Yerevan: University Press