երաշխ

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Old Armenian[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Parthian [script needed] (raxš). Compare Persian رخش (raxš), Avestan [script needed] (raoxšna, shining, bright). Ultimately related to լոյս (loys).

Adjective[edit]

երաշխ (erašx

  1. (of a horse) reddish, of a fiery colour

Etymology 2[edit]

Noun[edit]

երաշխ (erašx

  1. Alternative form of երաշխիք (erašxikʿ)

References[edit]

  • երաշխ in Mathias Bedrossian (1879), New Dictionary Armenian–English, Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • երաշխ 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
  • երաշխ 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 8