դրօշ

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The original spelling is դրաւշ ‎(drawš), from Middle Iranian. Compare Middle Persian dlpš ‎(drafš, banner), Manichaean Parthian drfš ‎(drafš, banner), Persian درفش ‎(dirafš, banner, flag), Ossetian тырыса ‎(tyrysa, flag). Through Proto-Indo-European these are related to Sanskrit द्रप्स ‎(drapsá, flag), द्रापि ‎(drāpí, mantle, gown), Italian drappo, French drapeau, English drape, Ancient Greek δρέπω ‎(drépō, I pluck), Russian драпать ‎(drapatʹ), etc.

Noun[edit]

դրօշ ‎(drōš)

  1. banner, ensign, flag, standard; gonfalon
    դրօշս արձակել‎ ― drōšs arjakel ― to hoist a flag
    իջուցանել զդրօշ‎ ― iǰucʿanel zdrōš ― to lower the flag, to strike one's colours
  2. (military) battalion, regiment, cohort

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References[edit]

  • Petrosean, H. Matatʿeay V. (1879), “դրօշ”, in Nor Baṙagirkʿ Hay-Angliarēn [New Dictionary Armenian–English], Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • Awetikʿean, G.; Siwrmēlean, X.; Awgerean, M. (1836–1837), “դրօշ”, in Nor baṙgirkʿ haykazean lezui [New Dictionary of the Armenian Language] (in Old Armenian), Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • Ačaṙean, Hračʿeay (1971–1979), “դրօշ”, in Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words] (in Armenian), 2nd edition, Yerevan: University Press, published 1926–1935