դաշնակ

ArmenianEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

Shortening of դաշնակցական (dašnakcʿakan).

NounEdit

դաշնակ (dašnak)

  1. a member of the Armenian Revolutionary Federation
  2. (humorous, as used by Armenian internet community) an insidious and bloodthirsty nationalist
DeclensionEdit

Etymology 2Edit

From Old Armenian դաշնակ (dašnak); see below.

NounEdit

դաշնակ (dašnak)

  1. tune, song
  2. (music, Western Armenian) piano
  3. (poetic) harmony
DeclensionEdit
SynonymsEdit

Etymology 3Edit

From Old Armenian դաշնակ (dašnak); see below.

NounEdit

դաշնակ (dašnak)

  1. (rare) small dagger
DeclensionEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • Ałayan, Ēduard (1976) , “դաշնակ”, in Ardi hayereni bacʿatrakan baṙaran [Explanatory Dictionary of Contemporary Armenian] (in Armenian), Yerevan: Hayastan
  • Malxaseancʿ, Stepʿan (1944–1945) , “դաշնակ”, in Hayerēn bacʿatrakan baṙaran [Armenian Explanatory Dictionary] (in Armenian), Yerevan: State Publishing House

Old ArmenianEdit

Etymology 1Edit

դաշն (dašn) +‎ -ակ (-ak)

NounEdit

դաշնակ (dašnak)

  1. tune, song
DeclensionEdit
DescendantsEdit
  • Armenian: դաշնակ (dašnak)

Etymology 2Edit

From Middle Iranian *dašnak. Compare Persian دشنه(dašna, dagger) and Iranian borrowings: Classical Syriac ܕܫܢܓ(dašnag, two-edged dagger), Arabic دشنج(dašnaj, dagger), Georgian დაშნა (dašna, sword).

NounEdit

դաշնակ (dašnak)

  1. small dagger, poniard, cimeter, cutlass, sabre
DeclensionEdit
DescendantsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • Petrosean, H. Matatʿeay V. (1879) , “դաշնակ”, in Nor Baṙagirkʿ Hay-Angliarēn [New Dictionary Armenian–English], Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • Awetikʿean, G.; Siwrmēlean, X.; Awgerean, M. (1836–1837) , “դաշնակ”, in Nor baṙgirkʿ haykazean lezui [New Dictionary of the Armenian Language] (in Old Armenian), Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • Mxitʿar Sebastacʿi (1749–1769) , “դաշնակ”, in Baṙgirkʿ Haykazean lezui [Dictionary of the Armenian Language] (in Old Armenian), Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • Ačaṙean, Hračʿeay (1971–1979) , “դաշն”, 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, page դաշնակ