վարզ

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Old Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From earlier *վազր (*vazr) (compare վազրաւոր (vazrawor, soldier carrying a mace)), borrowed from Middle Persian wzl (wazr, mace), which is related to Modern Persian گرز (gurz, club, mace). See also վաղր (vałr).

Noun[edit]

վարզ (varz

  1. (weaponry) mace, club

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References[edit]

  • վարզ 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
  • վարզ in Hračʿeay Ačaṙean (1971–79), Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words], in 4 vols (second edition), Yerevan: Yerevan State University