սագ

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Armenian[edit]

Greylag Goose (Anser anser).jpg

Etymology[edit]

From Old Armenian սագ (sag); see below.

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Noun[edit]

սագ (sag)

  1. goose

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Old Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *ḱawā (crying). Cognates include Old Breton couann (night owl) (Breton kaouenn), Welsh cuan (night owl), Old High German hūwo (owl), Old Church Slavonic сова (sova, owl) (Russian сова (sova)), Lithuanian šaũkti (to cry), Sanskrit कोक (kóka, goose), कौति (kāuti, to sound, make any noise, cry out, moan, cry (as a bird), coo, hum (as a bee)).

Noun[edit]

սագ (sag

  1. goose
    արու սագaru sag ― gander
    ձագ սագիjag sagi ― gosling
    սագ վայրիsag vayri ― gannet, soland goose, anser bassanus
    սագ շչէsag ščʿē ― the goose cackles

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References[edit]

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