երգ

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Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Armenian երգ ‎(erg); see it for more.

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Noun[edit]

երգ ‎(erg)

  1. song
    տխուր երգsad song
    ժողովրդական երգfolk song
    երգ գրելto write a song

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Old Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *h₁erkʷ-o- ‎(to shine; to praise), with cognates including Sanskrit अर्क ‎(arká, ray, flash of lightning; praise hymn, song), ऋच ‎(ṛc, radiance; poem, verse), अर्चति ‎(arcati, to praise, sing), Hittite [script needed] ‎(ārku-zi), [script needed] ‎(arku-, to sing), Old Irish erc ‎(sky, heaven), Tocharian A yärk, Tocharian B yarke ‎(worship, veneration).

Noun[edit]

երգ ‎(erg)

  1. song
    երգ համառօտ‎ ― erg hamaṙōt ― canzonet
    երգս առնուլ‎ ― ergs aṙnul ― to sing
    յերգ արկանել‎ ― yerg arkanel ― to sing or compose a song
    երգ անհեդեդ‎ ― erg anheded ― bad song
    նուագարան երգոց‎ ― nuagaran ergocʿ ― musical instrument
    երգ երգոց‎ ― erg ergocʿ ― the Song of Songs, the song of Solomon
  2. poem
  3. playing (music)
  4. scoff, derision, scoffing song
    յերգ արկանել‎ ― yerg arkanel ― to make songs on, to lampoon
    յերգ անկանիլ‎ ― yerg ankanil ― to be the subject of a song

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References[edit]

  • Petrosean, H. Matatʿeay V. (1879), “երգ”, in Nor Baṙagirkʿ Hay-Angliarēn [New Dictionary Armenian–English], Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • Awetikʿean, G.; Siwrmēlean, X.; Awgerean, M. (1836–1837), “երգ”, in Nor baṙgirkʿ haykazean lezui [New Dictionary of the Armenian Language] (in Old Armenian), Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • Ačaṙean, Hračʿeay (1971–1979), “երգ”, in Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words] (in Armenian), 2nd edition, Yerevan: University Press, published 1926–1935
  • Martirosyan, Hrach (2010) Etymological Dictionary of the Armenian Inherited Lexicon (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 8), Leiden, Boston: Brill, page 259