նիզակ

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Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Armenian նիզակ (nizak).

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Noun[edit]

նիզակ (nizak)

  1. spear, lance

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Old Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Iranian *nēzak. Compare Middle Persian 𐭭𐭩𐭰𐭪𐭩 / nyck' (nēzag), Persian نیزه (neyze).

Noun[edit]

նիզակ (nizak

  1. lance, spear
    հարուած նիզակիharuac nizaki — spear- or lance-thrust
    ի տէգ նիզակի վառեալi tēg nizaki vaṙeal — armed with a lance, pikeman
    անտառախիտ նիզակքantaṙaxit nizakkʿ — a forest of spears
    սատակել նիզակաւ գերանդւոյsatakel nizakaw gerandwoy — to slay with scythes
  2. (by extension) shaft of the lance or spear
  3. shield with a spear-like point in the center

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References[edit]

  • նիզակ in Mathias Bedrossian (1879), New Dictionary Armenian–English, Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy, page 529b
  • նիզակ 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, volume II, page 425a
  • նիզակ in Hračʿeay Ačaṙean (1971–79), Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words], in 4 vols (second edition), Yerevan: Yerevan State University, volume III, page 451b