վարուժան

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Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Armenian վարուժան (varužan); see it for more.

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Noun[edit]

վարուժան (varužan)

  1. male bird

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Old Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Parthian *vārōžan, from Proto-Iranian *vār-aujana- (emitting seminal fluid). The first part is *vā̆r- (water; fluid; rain); compare Avestan 𐬬𐬁𐬭 (vār-, to rain), Sanskrit वार् (vār, water). The second part is from *aug-/*auǰ- (to be wet; to emit fluids; to sprinkle). See also նժոյգ (nžoyg).

Noun[edit]

վարուժան (varužan

  1. male bird
  2. pigeon; dove

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References[edit]

  • վարուժան in Mathias Bedrossian (1879), New Dictionary Armenian–English, Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • վարուժան 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
  • վարուժան in Hračʿeay Ačaṙean (1971–79), Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words], in 4 vols (second edition), Yerevan: Yerevan State University
  • Anait Perixanjan (1993), Materialy k etimologičeskomu slovarju drevnearmjanskogo jazyka [Materials for the Etymological Dictionary of the Old Armenian Language], Yerevan: Academy of Sciences of the Armenian SSR, page 69