հնձան

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

DeclensionEdit


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

Derived termsEdit

DescendantsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • հնձան in Mathias Bedrossian (1879), New Dictionary Armenian–English, Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • հնձան 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
  • հնձան 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]
  • Hrach Martirosyan (2010), Etymological Dictionary of the Armenian Inherited Lexicon, Leiden, Boston: Brill Academic Publishers, ISBN 9789004173378, page 413
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