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 աւարաւliajeṙn awarawcharged with plunder
    աւար առնուլ, ածել, հարկանել, յաւար մատնել, յաւարի առնուլ, տանելawar aṙnul, acel, harkanel, yawar matnel, yawari aṙnul, tanelto spoil, to make booty, to pillage, to sack, to plunder, to ravage
    յաւար մատնիլyawar 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, 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