վախ

ArmenianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Armenian վախ ‎(vax, fear); see it for more.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

վախ ‎(vax)

  1. fear, fright, dread

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Old ArmenianEdit

Etymology 1Edit

The origin is uncertain.

Alternative formsEdit

NounEdit

վախ ‎(vax

  1. steep place, precipice
    վախ ի վախէ‎ ― vax i vaxē ― steep, cragged
    ի վախից արկանել, ընկենուլ, մղել, հոսել‎ ― i vaxicʿ arkanel, ənkenul, młel, hosel ― to precipitate, to throw headlong down
    անկանիլ, մղիլ ի վախից‎ ― ankanil, młil i vaxicʿ ― to be cast down a precipice
DeclensionEdit
Derived termsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

The origin is uncertain.

NounEdit

վախ ‎(vax

  1. fear
Usage notesEdit

The word is not attested independently in the classical period outside its compounds

Derived termsEdit
DescendantsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • վախ in Mathias Bedrossian (1879), New Dictionary Armenian–English, Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • վախ 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]
  • վախ 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
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