ճրագ

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Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Armenian ճրագ (črag).

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Noun[edit]

ճրագ (črag)

  1. lamp
  2. (figuratively) luminary

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Old Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Iranian *čirāg. Compare Persian چراغ (čerâġ), Sogdian [script needed] (črʾγ).

Noun[edit]

ճրագ (črag

  1. artificial source of light, candle, flambeau, lamp
    յարդարել զճրագնyardarel zčragn ― to snuff a candle
    լուցանել զճրագնlucʿanel zčragn ― to light a candle or a lamp
    շիջուցանել զճրագնšiǰucʿanel zčragn ― to put out, extinguish or blow out a candle or light
    ճրագ գիշերոյčrag gišeroy ― a very valuable kind of a gem

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References[edit]

  • ճրագ in Mathias Bedrossian (1879), New Dictionary Armenian–English, Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • ճրագ 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
  • ճրագ in Hračʿeay Ačaṙean (1971–79), Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words], in 4 vols (second edition), Yerevan: Yerevan State University