բազմակ

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Old Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Parthian *bazmak, attested as Manichaean Parthian bzmg (*bazmag, lamp), from Iranian *ba(r)zm(ak), from Old Iranian *br̥z-ma(-ka), from *br̥z-, from Proto-Indo-European *bʰl̥ǵ-, a by-form of *bʰl̥g-; cognate with Latin fulgeo, Ancient Greek φλέγω (phlégō), Latvian blāzma. Classical Syriac ܡܙܡܟܐ (mazm(ə)ḵā(ʾ), lamp) is also from Iranian.

Noun[edit]

բազմակ (bazmak)

  1. lamp; light; candle
  2. candlestick

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References[edit]

  • Petrosean, H. Matatʿeay V. (1879), “բազմակ”, in Nor Baṙagirkʿ Hay-Angliarēn [New Dictionary Armenian–English], Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • Awetikʿean, G.; Siwrmēlean, X.; Awgerean, M. (1836–1837), “բազմակ”, in Nor baṙgirkʿ haykazean lezui [New Dictionary of the Armenian Language] (in Old Armenian), Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • Ačaṙean, Hračʿeay (1971–1979), “բազմակ”, 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 28