բազմակ

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Old Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Parthian *bazmak, attested as [script needed] (bazmag), from Iranian *ba(r)zm(ak), from Old Iranian *br̥z-ma(-ka), from *br̥z-, from Proto-Indo-European *bʰl̥ǵ-, a by-form of *bʰl̥g-; cognate with Latin fulgeo, Ancient Greek φλέγω (phlégō), Latvian blāzma. Classical Syriac ܡܙܡܟܐ (mazm(ə)ḵā(ʾ), lamp) is also from Iranian.

Noun[edit]

բազմակ (bazmak

  1. lamp; light; candle
  2. candlestick

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References[edit]

  • բազմակ in Mathias Bedrossian (1879), New Dictionary Armenian–English, Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • բազմակ 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
  • բազմակ in Hračʿeay Ačaṙean (1971–79), Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words], in 4 vols (second edition), Yerevan: Yerevan State University
  • Anait Perixanjan (1993), Materialy k etimologičeskomu slovarju drevnearmjanskogo jazyka [Materials for the Etymological Dictionary of the Old Armenian Language], Yerevan: Academy of Sciences of the Armenian SSR, page 28