աւար

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Old Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Iranian āvār. Compare Parthian ʾwʾr, Middle Persian [script?] (āvār, robbery), Baluchi [script?] (āvār, spoil, plunder), Pashto اوار (avār, plunder, spoil, prey, booty, pillage), Classical Mandaic loanword [script?] (ā̆vār, plundering); Georgian ავარი (avari), იავარი (iavari) according to Ačaṙyan is borrowed via Armenian.

Noun[edit]

աւար (awar

  1. loot, spoils, booty; plunder, pillage, sacking
    լիաձեռն աւարաւliajeṙn awaraw ― charged with plunder
    աւար առնուլ, ածել, հարկանել, յաւար մատնել, յաւարի առնուլ, տանելawar aṙnul, acel, harkanel, yawar matnel, yawari aṙnul, tanel ― to spoil, to make booty, to pillage, to sack, to plunder, to ravage
    յաւար մատնիլyawar matnil ― to be a prey, to be given to pillage

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References[edit]

  • աւար in Mathias Bedrossian (1879), New Dictionary Armenian–English, Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • աւար 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
  • Heinrich Hübschmann (1897), Armenische Grammatik. 1. Theil: Armenische Etymologie, Leipzig: Breitkopf & Härtel, page 112
  • աւար in Hračʿeay Ačaṙean (1971–79), Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words], in 4 vols (second edition), Yerevan: Yerevan State University, volume I, pages 355–356
  • Geworg J̌ahukyan (1987), Hayocʿ lezvi patmutʿyun; naxagrayin žamanakašrǰan [History of the Armenian language: The Pre-Written Period], Yerevan: Academy of Sciences of the Armenian SSR, page 517