Վան

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Armenian[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Old Armenian Վան ‎(Van).

Pronunciation[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Վան ‎(Van)

  1. Van (city)
  2. Van (lake)

Declension[edit]


Old Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Urartian [script needed] ‎(Biainili), the self-designation of Urartians. Van, called Tušpa back then, was the capital of Urartu. The derivation from վան ‎(van, abode, house) is less likely.

Proper noun[edit]

Վան ‎(Van)

  1. Van (city)

Declension[edit]

Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  • Sebastacʿi, Mxitʿar (1769), “Վան”, 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