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ArmenianEdit

EtymologyEdit

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

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

վախ (vax)

  1. fear, fright, dread

DeclensionEdit

Derived termsEdit

SynonymsEdit


Old ArmenianEdit

Etymology 1Edit

The origin is uncertain.

Alternative formsEdit

NounEdit

վախ (vax)

  1. steep place, precipice
    վախ ի վախէvax i vaxēsteep, cragged
    ի վախից արկանել, ընկենուլ, մղել, հոսելi vaxicʿ arkanel, ənkenul, młel, hoselto precipitate, to throw headlong down
    անկանիլ, մղիլ ի վախիցankanil, młil i vaxicʿto 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

  • Petrosean, H. Matatʿeay V. (1879), “վախ”, in Nor Baṙagirkʿ Hay-Angliarēn [New Dictionary Armenian–English], Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • Ačaṙean, Hračʿeay (1971–1979), “վախ”, in Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words] (in Armenian), 2nd edition, Yerevan: University Press
  • Awetikʿean, G.; Siwrmēlean, X.; Awgerean, M. (1836–1837), “վախ”, in Nor baṙgirkʿ haykazean lezui [New Dictionary of the Armenian Language] (in Old Armenian), Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy