ArmenianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Armenian ձախ (jax).

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

ձախ (jax) (superlative ամենաձախ)

  1. left; left-hand
    ձախ ձեռքjax jeṙkʿleft hand
    ձախ աչքjax ačʿkʿleft eye
  2. (figurative) unsuccessful; unfortunate
  3. (politics) left

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AntonymsEdit

NounEdit

ձախ (jax)

  1. left, the left side; the left hand

DeclensionEdit

AdverbEdit

ձախ (jax)

  1. to the left (of)
    ինձնից ձախinjnicʿ jaxto my left, on my left

DescendantsEdit

  • Udi: дзах (ʒaχ)

Old ArmenianEdit

EtymologyEdit

The origin remains a mystery.[1]

AdjectiveEdit

ձախ (jax)

  1. left; sinister
  2. left-handed

DeclensionEdit

NounEdit

ձախ (jax)

  1. left, left hand or side
    ի ձախմէi jaxmēon or to the left
    գիտել կամ չգիտել զաջ ե զձախgitel kam čʿgitel zaǰ e zjaxto know or not to know the right hand from the left or the good from bad

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DescendantsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Ačaṙean, Hračʿeay (1971–1979) , “ձախ”, 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

Further readingEdit

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