աղանդ

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Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Armenian աղանդ (ałand).

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Noun[edit]

աղանդ (ałand)

  1. (religion) sect

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Old Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Ačaṙyan leaves the origin open. According to J̌ahukyan, perhaps from Proto-Indo-European *al- (to wander, roam), on which see աղամող (ałamoł). Among the cognates he compare especially Ancient Greek ἀλάτεια (aláteia, wandering, roaming).

Noun[edit]

աղանդ (ałand

  1. (religion) sect, false doctrine
  2. group of sect members
  3. magic, charm, enchantment, sorcery
  4. religion (orthodox, not a sect)

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References[edit]

  • աղանդ in Mathias Bedrossian (1879), New Dictionary Armenian–English, Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • աղանդ in Gabriēl Awetikʿean, Xačʿatur Siwrmēlean, Mkrtičʿ Awgerean (1836–37), Nor baṙgirkʿ haykazean lezui [New Dictionary of the Armenian Language], in 2 vols, Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • աղանդ in Hračʿeay Ačaṙean (1971–79), Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words], in 4 vols (second edition), Yerevan: Yerevan State University
  • Geworg J̌ahukyan (1963), Stugabanutʿyunner [Etymologies]. In: Patma-Banasirakan Handes 1963, No. 4: 85–98, page 87
  • աղանդ in Geworg J̌ahukyan (ed. by Vahan Sargsyan) (2010), Hayeren stugabanakan baṙaran [Armenian Etymological Dictionary], Yerevan: Asoghik, ISBN 978-9939-50-121-5, page 34ab