ագահ

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Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Armenian ագահ ‎(agah).

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ագահ ‎(agah) ‎(superlative ամենաագահ)

  1. avaricious, covetous, greedy
  2. gluttonous, insatiable
  3. miserly, parsimonious, stingy
  4. (colloquial) craving, hankering, yearning

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Old Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

The origin is uncertain.

Adjective[edit]

ագահ ‎(agah)

  1. avaricious, stingy, grasping, sordid
    դժոխային ագահ‎ ― džoxayin agah ― very greedy or insatiable avaricious

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References[edit]

  • Petrosean, H. Matatʿeay V. (1879), “ագահ”, in Nor Baṙagirkʿ Hay-Angliarēn [New Dictionary Armenian–English], Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • Awetikʿean, G.; Siwrmēlean, X.; Awgerean, M. (1836–1837), “ագահ”, in Nor baṙgirkʿ haykazean lezui [New Dictionary of the Armenian Language] (in Old Armenian), Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • Ačaṙean, Hračʿeay (1971–1979), “ագահ”, in Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words] (in Armenian), 2nd edition, Yerevan: University Press, published 1926–1935