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ArmenianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Armenian ճառագայթ (čaṙagaytʿ).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

ճառագայթ (čaṙagaytʿ)

  1. ray, beam
    լույսի ճառագայթluysi čaṙagaytʿray of light
  2. (geometry) ray
  3. (physics) ray, beam
    ռենտգենյան ճառագայթներṙentgenyan čaṙagaytʿnerX-rays
  4. (botany) ray
  5. (zoology) ray
  6. (figuratively) ray
    հույսի ճառագայթhuysi čaṙagaytʿray of hope

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Old ArmenianEdit

EtymologyEdit

The root is *ճառագ (*čaṙag), of unknown origin, whence also dialectal and modern Armenian ճառագել (čaṙagel, to shine, emit light).

NounEdit

ճառագայթ (čaṙagaytʿ)

  1. ray, beam, radiation
    ճառագայթս արձակելčaṙagaytʿs arjakelto irradiate, to beam, to emit rays
  2. light, splendour, brightness, brilliance

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ReferencesEdit

  • Petrosean, H. Matatʿeay V. (1879), “ճառագայթ”, in Nor Baṙagirkʿ Hay-Angliarēn [New Dictionary Armenian–English], Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • Awetikʿean, G.; Siwrmēlean, X.; Awgerean, M. (1836–1837), “ճառագայթ”, in Nor baṙgirkʿ haykazean lezui [New Dictionary of the Armenian Language] (in Old Armenian), Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • Ačaṙean, Hračʿeay (1971–1979), “ճառագայթ”, 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