վէգ

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Old Armenian[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Middle Iranian *vēg. Compare Avestan 𐬬𐬀𐬉𐬖𐬀 (vaēγa, stroke, blow) and Persian ویغ (vêğ, scream, shouting, noise).

Noun[edit]

վէգ (vēg

  1. dispute, debate, contest, discussion, variance, contestation, quarrel, wrangling
    ի վէգ գալ ընդ ումեքi vēg gal ənd umekʿ ― to dispute or wrangle, to debate, to contest, to discuss
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Etymology 2[edit]

A borrowing, but the exact origin has not been determined. Perhaps from some unknown Iranian source.

Noun[edit]

վէգ (vēg

  1. knucklebone (also as used in a game)
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References[edit]

  • վէգ in Mathias Bedrossian (1879), New Dictionary Armenian–English, Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • վէգ 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
  • վէգ in Hračʿeay Ačaṙean (1971–79), Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words], in 4 vols (second edition), Yerevan: Yerevan State University
  • վէգ in Geworg J̌ahukyan (ed. by Vahan Sargsyan) (2010), Hayeren stugabanakan baṙaran [Armenian Etymological Dictionary], Yerevan: Asoghik, ISBN 978-9939-50-121-5