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ArmenianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Armenian խանդ (xand); see it for more.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

խանդ (xand)

  1. jealousy
  2. enthusiasm; eagerness; fervency

DeclensionEdit


Old ArmenianEdit

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EtymologyEdit

Perhaps from Proto-Indo-European *kʰV́nd- and cognate with Ancient Greek κάνδαρος (kándaros, charcoal), Sanskrit चन्द्र (candrá, shining), Latin candeo. Related to խանձեմ (xanjem). See also շանթ (šantʿ).

NounEdit

խանդ (xand)

  1. strong emotion (with love, mercy, envy or other passions)
    խանդ առնելxand aṙnelto despise, to reproach, to contemn

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ReferencesEdit

  • Petrosean, H. Matatʿeay V. (1879), “խանդ”, in Nor Baṙagirkʿ Hay-Angliarēn [New Dictionary Armenian–English], Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • Awetikʿean, G.; Siwrmēlean, X.; Awgerean, M. (1836–1837), “խանդ”, in Nor baṙgirkʿ haykazean lezui [New Dictionary of the Armenian Language] (in Old Armenian), Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • Ačaṙean, Hračʿeay (1971–1979), “խանդ”, 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
  • Martirosyan, Hrach (2010) Etymological Dictionary of the Armenian Inherited Lexicon (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 8), Leiden, Boston: Brill, page 326