գանձաւոր

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Old Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Not formed in Armenian as գանձ (ganj) + -աւոր (-awor), but borrowed wholly from Iranian. Compare Middle Persian 𐭢𐭭𐭦𐭥𐭡𐭥 / gncwbl (ganjwar), Parthian 𐭂𐭍𐭆𐭁𐭓 (ganzbar), and Median *ganzabara-. The ending was modified under the influence of the suffix -աւոր (-awor).

Noun[edit]

գանձաւոր (ganjawor

  1. treasurer
  2. receiver

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References[edit]

  • գանձաւոր in Mathias Bedrossian (1879), New Dictionary Armenian–English, Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • գանձաւոր in Gabriēl Awetikʿean, Xačʿatur Siwrmēlean, Mkrtičʿ Awgerean (1836–37), Nor baṙgirkʿ haykazean lezui [New Dictionary of the Armenian Language], in 2 vols, Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • գանձաւոր in Hračʿeay Ačaṙean (1971–79), Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words], in 4 vols (second edition), Yerevan: Yerevan State University
  • գանձաւոր in Geworg J̌ahukyan (ed. by Vahan Sargsyan) (2010), Hayeren stugabanakan baṙaran [Armenian Etymological Dictionary], Yerevan: Asoghik, ISBN 978-9939-50-121-5