երգ

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Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Armenian երգ (erg); see it for more.

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Noun[edit]

երգ (erg)

  1. song
    տխուր երգsad song
    ժողովրդական երգfolk song
    երգ գրելto write a song

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Old Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *h₁erkʷ-o- (to shine; to praise), with cognates including Sanskrit अर्क (arká, ray, flash of lightning; praise hymn, song), ऋच (ṛc, radiance; poem, verse), अर्चति (arcati, to praise, sing), Hittite [script?] (ārku-zi), [script?] (arku-, to sing), Old Irish erc (sky, heaven), Tocharian A yärk, Tocharian B yarke (worship, veneration).

Noun[edit]

երգ (erg

  1. song
    երգ համառօտerg hamaṙōt ― canzonet
    երգս առնուլergs aṙnul ― to sing
    յերգ արկանելyerg arkanel ― to sing or compose a song
    երգ անհեդեդerg anheded ― bad song
    նուագարան երգոցnuagaran ergocʿ ― musical instrument
    երգ երգոցerg ergocʿ ― the Song of Songs, the song of Solomon
  2. poem
  3. playing (music)
  4. scoff, derision, scoffing song
    յերգ արկանելyerg arkanel ― to make songs on, to lampoon
    յերգ անկանիլyerg ankanil ― to be the subject of a song

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References[edit]

  • երգ in Mathias Bedrossian (1879), New Dictionary Armenian–English, Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • երգ 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
  • երգ in Hračʿeay Ačaṙean (1971–79), Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words], in 4 vols (second edition), Yerevan: Yerevan State University
  • Hrach Martirosyan (2010), Etymological Dictionary of the Armenian Inherited Lexicon, Leiden, Boston: Brill Academic Publishers, ISBN 9789004173378, page 259