աւար

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Old Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Iranian āvār. Compare Parthian ʾwʾr, Middle Persian [script needed] (āvār, robbery), Baluchi [script needed] (āvār, spoil, plunder), Pashto اوار (avār, plunder, spoil, prey, booty, pillage), Classical Mandaic loanword [script needed] (ā̆vār, plundering); Georgian ავარი (avari), იავარი (iavari) according to Ačaṙyan is borrowed via Armenian.

Noun[edit]

աւար (awar)

  1. loot, spoils, booty; plunder, pillage, sacking
    լիաձեռն աւարաւ‎ ― liajeṙn awarawcharged with plunder
    աւար առնուլ, ածել, հարկանել, յաւար մատնել, յաւարի առնուլ, տանել‎ ― awar aṙnul, acel, harkanel, yawar matnel, yawari aṙnul, tanelto spoil, to make booty, to pillage, to sack, to plunder, to ravage
    յաւար մատնիլ‎ ― yawar matnilto be a prey, to be given to pillage

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References[edit]

  • Petrosean, H. Matatʿeay V. (1879), “աւար”, in Nor Baṙagirkʿ Hay-Angliarēn [New Dictionary Armenian–English], Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • Awetikʿean, G.; Siwrmēlean, X.; Awgerean, M. (1836–1837), “աւար”, in Nor baṙgirkʿ haykazean lezui [New Dictionary of the Armenian Language] (in Old Armenian), Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • Hübschmann, Heinrich (1897) Armenische Grammatik. 1. Theil: Armenische Etymologie (in German), Leipzig: Breitkopf & Härtel, page 112
  • Ačaṙean, Hračʿeay (1971), “աւար”, in Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words] (in Armenian), volume I, 2nd edition, Yerevan: University Press, published 1926–1935, pages 355–356
  • J̌ahukyan, Geworg (1987) Hayocʿ lezvi patmutʿyun; naxagrayin žamanakašrǰan [History of the Armenian language: The Pre-Literary Period] (in Armenian), Yerevan: Academy Press, page 517