երազ

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Armenian[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Old Armenian երազ (eraz).

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Noun[edit]

երազ (eraz)

  1. dream (imaginary events seen while sleeping)
    երազ տեսնելeraz tesnelto dream, have a dream
    Synonym: անուրջ (anurǰ)

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Old Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

An Iranian borrowing: compare Parthian 𐫡𐫀𐫉(rʾz /rāz/), Middle Persian [Book Pahlavi needed] (lʾc /rāz/), 𐫡𐫀𐫉(rʾz /rāz/), Persian راز(râz, secret, mystery). For the sense development compare Classical Syriac ܐܪܙܐ(ʾərāzā) with closer meanings, from the same Iranian source.

Noun[edit]

երազ (eraz)

  1. dream (imaginary events seen while sleeping)
    երազ տեսանելeraz tesanelto dream, to have a dream, to dream a dream
    եւ ոչ յերազի անգամ տեսանելew očʿ yerazi angam tesanelnot even to dream of
    գեղեցիկ երազս տեսանելgełecʿik erazs tesanelto have pleasant, or bright dreams
    ցնորք զահանդելի խօլական երազոցcʿnorkʿ zahandeli xōlakan erazocʿspectres or monstrous visions, dreadful, ghastly, frightful dreams
    յերազս լինել, յերազի անցք անցանելyerazs linel, yerazi ancʿkʿ ancʿanelto have a nocturnal pollution, a lascivious dream
    երազ է կեանք մարդոյeraz ē keankʿ mardoylife is but a dream

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Descendants[edit]

  • Armenian: երազ (eraz)

Further reading[edit]

  • Ačaṙean, Hračʿeay (1973), “երազ”, in Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words] (in Armenian), volume II, 2nd edition, reprint of the original 1926–1935 seven-volume edition, Yerevan: University Press, pages 33–34
  • Awetikʿean, G.; Siwrmēlean, X.; Awgerean, M. (1836–1837), “երազ”, 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 147
  • Olsen, Birgit Anette (1999) The noun in Biblical Armenian: origin and word-formation: with special emphasis on the Indo-European heritage (Trends in linguistics. Studies and monographs; 119), Berlin, New York: Mouton de Gruyter, page 878
  • Petrosean, H. Matatʿeay V. (1879), “երազ”, in Nor Baṙagirkʿ Hay-Angliarēn [New Dictionary Armenian–English], Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy