թարխան

ArmenianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Armenian թարխան ‎(tʿarxan); see below.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

թարխան ‎(tʿarxan)

  1. (historical) a person exempted from taxes
  2. (historical) tarkhan
  3. (historical) a member of nobility, nobleman
  4. (colloquial, figuratively) an idle member of the household, who performs no work

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Old ArmenianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Persian ترخان ‎(tarxān, free, exempted from tribute or taxes; a certain tribe of Turks).

NounEdit

թարխան ‎(tʿarxan

  1. a person exempted from taxes
  2. tarkhan

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DescendantsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • թարխան 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]
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