հնձան

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ArmenianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Armenian հնձան ‎(hnjan).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

հնձան ‎(hnjan)

  1. basin to squeeze grapes in, wine-press basin
  2. room for wine-pressing

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Old ArmenianEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

The origin is uncertain. Perhaps from Hittite [script needed] ‎(GIŠhanza(n), a kind of implement).

NounEdit

հնձան ‎(hnjan)

  1. basin to squeeze grapes in, wine-press basin
    գուբ հնձան‎ ― gub hnjan ― must-vessel
    հնձան հարկանել‎ ― hnjan harkanel ― to press, to tread grapes; (figuratively) to trample, to oppress
  2. room for wine-pressing

DeclensionEdit

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DescendantsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • Petrosean, H. Matatʿeay V. (1879), “հնձան”, in Nor Baṙagirkʿ Hay-Angliarēn [New Dictionary Armenian–English], Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • Awetikʿean, G.; Siwrmēlean, X.; Awgerean, M. (1836–1837), “հնձան”, in Nor baṙgirkʿ haykazean lezui [New Dictionary of the Armenian Language] (in Old Armenian), Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • Ačaṙean, Hračʿeay (1971–1979), “հնձան”, in Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words] (in Armenian), 2nd edition, Yerevan: University Press, published 1926–1935
  • Martirosyan, Hrach (2010) Etymological Dictionary of the Armenian Inherited Lexicon (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 8), Leiden, Boston: Brill, page 413
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