հրդեհ

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Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Armenian հրդեհ (hrdeh).

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Noun[edit]

հրդեհ (hrdeh)

  1. fire (the often accidental occurrence of fire in a certain place leading to its full or partial destruction)

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Old Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From հուր (hur, fire) +‎ *դեհ (*deh, burning, combustion). The latter is of unknown origin, perhaps borrowed from some descendant of Proto-Indo-European *dʰegʷʰ- (to burn); compare especially Sanskrit दहति (dahati).

Noun[edit]

հրդեհ (hrdeh

  1. fire, conflagration
    հրդեհ ի ծովու, ի նաւիhrdeh i covu, i nawi ― ship on fire out at sea; fire on board ship
    հրդեհ արկանել, հանել զհրդեհhrdeh arkanel, hanel zhrdeh ― to fire, to set on fire, to give to the flames
    հրդեհ վառեցաւhrdeh vaṙecʿaw ― it was burnt

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References[edit]

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