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ArmenianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Armenian հոսանք (hosankʿ).

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NounEdit

հոսանք (hosankʿ)

  1. current, stream
  2. flow
  3. (physics) current

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Old ArmenianEdit

EtymologyEdit

հոսեմ (hosem) +‎ -անք (-ankʿ)

NounEdit

հոսանք (hosankʿpl

  1. stream of water, watercourse
    հոսանս ջուրց իջուցին աչք իմ‎ ― hosans ǰurcʿ iǰucʿin ačʿkʿ immy eyes have become water-brooks, my eyes run down with rivers of water
  2. (by extension) flow
    հոսանք Հոգւոյն‎ ― hosankʿ Hogwoynthe gifts of the Spirit
    հոսանք հրոյ‎ ― hosankʿ hroyvolcanic eruption; torrent of flame
    հոսանք չարեաց‎ ― hosankʿ čʿareacʿa torrent of ills
  3. waterfall

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ReferencesEdit

  • Awetikʿean, G.; Siwrmēlean, X.; Awgerean, M. (1836–1837), “հոսանք”, in Nor baṙgirkʿ haykazean lezui [New Dictionary of the Armenian Language] (in Old Armenian), Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • Petrosean, H. Matatʿeay V. (1879), “հոսանք”, in Nor Baṙagirkʿ Hay-Angliarēn [New Dictionary Armenian–English], Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy