խուճապ

ArmenianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Armenian խուճապ ‎(xučap).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

խուճապ ‎(xučap)

  1. panic
    խուճապի մատնվել‎ ― xučapi matnvel ― to get into a panic

DeclensionEdit


Old ArmenianEdit

EtymologyEdit

Uncertain. Ačaṙyan rejects all etymologies and leaves the origin open. According to J̌ahukyan, probably borrowed from an unknown Iranian source.

NounEdit

խուճապ ‎(xučap

  1. panic fear; panic
    խուճապաւ‎ ― xučapaw ― in haste, in a hurry
  2. (in the plural) bogey, ghost

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ReferencesEdit

  • խուճապ in Mathias Bedrossian (1879), New Dictionary Armenian–English, Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • խուճապ in Gabriēl Awetikʿean, Xačʿatur Siwrmēlean, Mkrtičʿ Awgerean (1836–37), Nor baṙgirkʿ haykazean lezui [New Dictionary of the Armenian Language, a.k.a. NHB], in 2 vols, Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy, volume I, pages 983–984
  • larves in Norayr N. Biwzandacʿi (1884), Baṙagirkʿ i gałłierēn lezuē i hayerēn [Dictionary from the French Language into Armenian], Constantinople: A. H. Boyajian Press, page 735a
  • խուճապ 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], volume II, page 471b
  • խուճապ in Ṙubēn Łazarean (2000), Grabari baṙaran [Dictionary of Old Armenian], in 2 vols, Yerevan: Yerevan State University, volume I, page 590b
  • խուճապ in Geworg J̌ahukyan (ed. by Vahan Sargsyan) (2010), Hayeren stugabanakan baṙaran [Armenian Etymological Dictionary], Yerevan: Asoghik, ISBN 978-9939-50-121-5, page 348a
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