թագ

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Armenian[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Old Armenian թագ (tʿag).

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Noun[edit]

թագ (tʿag)

  1. crown
    արքայի թագarkʿayi tʿag ― crown of a king
  2. a crown placed on the heads of the bride and the groom during the wedding
  3. (figuratively) summit of a mountain

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Old Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Iranian *tāg, possibly via Aramaic תגא (tāgā), to account for թ (tʿ) instead of expected տ (t). Compare Persian تاج (tâj), Parthian -tʾg (tāg, crown) in xʾrtʾg (xārtāg, crown of thorns).

Noun[edit]

թագ (tʿag

  1. crown, diadem, royal crown; (figuratively) the Crown or regal authority, kingdom
    թագ պապականtʿag papakan ― tiara, the pope's crown
    թագ եպիսկոպոսականtʿag episkoposakan ― mitre
    թագ ազնուականացtʿag aznuakanacʿ ― coronet
    թագ ոսկիtʿag oski ― crown of gold
    թագ առնուլtʿag aṙnul ― to become king, to reign
    թագ դնել, կապել (անձին)tʿag dnel, kapel (anjin) ― to crown one's self, to put on the crown, to bind on the diadem
    թագ դնել (այլում)tʿag dnel (aylum) ― to crown, to place a crown on the head of, to cause to rule
    եդաւ զթագ զասիացւոցedaw ztʿag zasiacʿwocʿ ― he crowned himself with the crown of Asia
    թագաւ/թագիւ պսակիլtʿagaw/tʿagiw psakil ― to be crowned
    առնուլ զթագ ուրուքaṙnul ztʿag urukʿ ― to mount another's throne
    թագ ի գլուխtʿag i glux ― crowned, wearing a crown on the head
  2. (figuratively) glory, honour
  3. queen bee
  4. crest of a cock

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References[edit]

  • թագ in Mathias Bedrossian (1879), New Dictionary Armenian–English, Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • թագ 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
  • թագ in Hračʿeay Ačaṙean (1971–79), Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words], in 4 vols (second edition), Yerevan: Yerevan State University
  • թագ in Geworg J̌ahukyan (ed. by Vahan Sargsyan) (2010), Hayeren stugabanakan baṙaran [Armenian Etymological Dictionary], Yerevan: Asoghik, ISBN 978-9939-50-121-5