արագ

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Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Armenian արագ (arag).

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

արագ (arag) (superlative ամենաարագ)

  1. fast; quick; swift

Declension[edit]

Adverb[edit]

արագ (arag)

  1. fast, quickly, rapidly

Old Armenian[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed first from Middle Median *arag as արագ (arag), later again from Parthian *rag as երագ (erag), both from Iranian *ragu- (quick), from Proto-Indo-European *h₁lengʷʰ-.

Adjective[edit]

արագ (aragindeclinable

  1. quick, prompt, dexterous, nimble, rapid, swift; expeditious
    արագ արագ‎ ― arag aragvery quickly, very soon
  2. frequent

Usage notes[edit]

The word was generally indeclinable, but nominative plural արագք (aragkʿ) and արագունք (aragunkʿ) are attested.

Adverb[edit]

արագ (arag)

  1. quickly, promptly, adroitly, swiftly, speedily

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References[edit]

  • Petrosean, H. Matatʿeay V. (1879), “արագ”, in Nor Baṙagirkʿ Hay-Angliarēn [New Dictionary Armenian–English], Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • Awetikʿean, G.; Siwrmēlean, X.; Awgerean, M. (1836–1837), “արագ”, in Nor baṙgirkʿ haykazean lezui [New Dictionary of the Armenian Language] (in Old Armenian), Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • Ačaṙean, Hračʿeay (1971–1979), “արագ”, in Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words] (in Armenian), 2nd edition, Yerevan: University Press, published 1926–1935
  • Perixanjan, Anait (1993) Materialy k etimologičeskomu slovarju drevnearmjanskovo jazyka. Častʹ I [Materials for the Etymological Dictionary of the Old Armenian Language. Part 1] (in Russian), Yerevan: Academy Press, page 8