Աժդահակ

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Etymology[edit]

From Old Armenian Աժդահակ (Aždahak).

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Proper noun[edit]

Աժդահակ (Aždahak)

  1. (Armenian mythology) Azhdahak
  2. Azhdahak (mountain)

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Old Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Parthian *aždahāk (compare Manichaean Parthian ʾjdhʾg (aždahāg)), from Avestan 𐬀𐬲𐬌⸱𐬛𐬀𐬵𐬁𐬐𐬀 (Aži Dahāka), a figure of Iranian mythology. See Persian اژدها (aždahâ) for more.

Proper noun[edit]

Աժդահակ (Aždahak)

  1. (Armenian mythology) Azhdahak
  2. (historical) Astyages

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References[edit]

  • Sebastacʿi, Mxitʿar (1769), “Աժդահակ”, in Baṙgirkʿ Haykazean lezui. Baṙaran yatuk anuancʿ [Dictionary of the Armenian Language. Dictionary of Proper Names] (in Old Armenian), volume II, Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • Russel J. R. (1987), “AŽDAHĀ: iv. Armenian Aždahak”, in Encyclopædia Iranica, online edition[1], New York, retrieved 2013-08-25