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ArmenianEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Old Armenian պահ (pah).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

պահ (pah)

  1. moment, instant
    նա մի պահ կանգ առավna mi pah kang aṙavhe stopped for a moment
  2. time (in general)
DeclensionEdit

Etymology 2Edit

From Old Armenian պահ (pah).

NounEdit

պահ (pah)

  1. guarding, watching, keeping
    պահ մտնելpah mtnelto hide, to cover, to take cover
    պահ տալpah talto give up, to give for keeping
DeclensionEdit

Etymology 3Edit

InterjectionEdit

պա՜հ (pa!h)

  1. oh! (expression of surprise or disbelief)

Old ArmenianEdit

EtymologyEdit

A Northwestern Iranian borrowing; compare Middle Persian [Book Pahlavi needed] (pʾs /pās/, guard, watch), [Manichaean needed] (pʾhr /pāhr/, watch-post). Ultimately from Proto-Iranian *páHθrah.

NounEdit

պահ (pah)

  1. guarding, watching