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16:05 Dec 19, 2005
Armenian to English translations [PRO]
Social Sciences - Genealogy
Armenian term or phrase: Sandjian
I would like to know the signification of this name, my name ... I heard that this name have a turkish origin in fact (not arménian)... and its meaning could be not very funny "sandji" could mean : the "ill one" or something about suffering, pain... can you find that ?
catherine Sandjian
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4 +1Sandjian comes from Turkish language. Sandji means pain, suffering.Rosdom Belian
3 +1Սանճեանxxxdikran d
1Just to add some info - this is not for grading
Özden Arıkan


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46 days   confidence: Answerer confidence 1/5Answerer confidence 1/5
Just to add some info - this is not for grading


Explanation:
and I don't speak Armenian anyway.

Sancı [choose Turkish Windows 1254 to see it properly - pronounced like -but not exactly as- 'sandjhi'] means an intermittent but ongoing physical pain in Turkish: e.g., labor pain or menstrual cramps are 'sancı'. (Sometimes it is used figuratively, as well.) It also has a verb form, and had 'sandjian -> sancıyan' been a Turkish word, it would mean 'that which aches' or 'where the pain is'. But I think this is highly unlikely, even if the name might be partly Turkish. I think the syllables 'san' and 'cı' here do not make up the word sancı=pain, but 'cı' is a suffix to the root 'san' (hence similarity to 'sancı=pain' is a coincidence). In Turkish, -cı, -ci are suffixes similar to the -er in English -> as in 'baker' from 'to bake', or 'teacher' from 'to teach'. On the other hand, of course as far as I know, -yan is the Armenian equivalent of the -son, -sohn, -sson in Germanic names, meaning 'son of'. And 'san' is also a Turkish word meaning 'title' [of nobility, among other things], 'honorific', etc. By extension, your name -in case it's a mixture of Turkish and Armenian, which is not atypical- might mean something like 'son of the title-maker/-giver/-bearer', perhaps with a meaning similar to that of the English name Heraldson.

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Note added at 75 days (2006-03-04 18:37:20 GMT)
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Please ignore my note "choose Turkish Windows 1254 to see it properly". The page has now been converted to Unicode, and you should be viewing it correctly, as "sancı".

Özden Arıkan
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Local time: 16:42
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32 days   confidence: Answerer confidence 3/5Answerer confidence 3/5 peer agreement (net): +1
Սանճեան


Explanation:
If it happens that it comes form the word "Sancı" (sandj@) yes it means "pain" or "ache"...

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Note added at 32 days (2006-01-21 11:05:43 GMT)
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In fact, that's a Turkish word.

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Note added at 122 days (2006-04-20 17:58:08 GMT)
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After reflection: "San" may be the shortened form of a real Armenian or Turkish word. San=pupil, that is one of the meanings. Another meaning I never heard of is "copper cauldron". Now, I am wondering if this is the "Armenian" version of Kazancıyan... quite unlikely.

xxxdikran d
Turkey
Local time: 17:42
Native speaker of: Native in TurkishTurkish

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Sandjian comes from Turkish language. Sandji means pain, suffering.


Explanation:
Sandjian comes from Turkish language.
Sandji means pain, suffering.


Rosdom Belian
Local time: 11:42
Native speaker of: Native in SpanishSpanish

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Changes made by editors
Apr 21, 2006 - Changes made by Özden Arıkan:
LevelNon-PRO » PRO
FieldOther » Social Sciences
Field (specific)Names (personal, company) » Genealogy
Jan 16, 2006 - Changes made by Csaba Ban:
Language pairArmenian to Tuvaluan » Armenian to English


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