վառեմ

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Old Armenian[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Borrowed from one of the descendants of Proto-Indo-European *wer- (to burn), perhaps from Hittite 𒉿𒊏 (wa-ra).

Verb[edit]

վառեմ (vaṙem)

  1. (transitive) to light up, to set fire to, to fire
  2. (transitive, figuratively) to fire, to inflame, to enliven, to inspirit, to vivify, to cheer, to raise the spirits of, to urge on, to excite, to rouse
    վառեալ բորբոքելvaṙeal borbokʿel ― to inflame, to heat, to electrify, to fill with enthusiasm, to enrapture, to fire
  3. (in the mediopassive, intransitive) to take fire, to be kindled, lighted, to be on fire, to burn
    վառեցաւ բորբոքեցաւvaṙecʿaw borbokʿecʿaw ― he was filled with indignation, disgust, anger
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References[edit]

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

Etymology 2[edit]

The origin is uncertain.

Verb[edit]

վառեմ (vaṙem)

  1. (transitive) to arm, to equip, to fit out
  2. (transitive) to put on, to attire, to dress, to bedeck
    վառել զդրօշսvaṙel zdrōšs ― to hoist the colours
  3. (in the mediopassive, intransitive) to arm oneself, to take up arms, to fly to arms; to equip oneself
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References[edit]

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