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 համառօտerg hamaṙōtcanzonet
    երգս առնուլergs aṙnulto sing
    յերգ արկանելyerg arkanelto sing or compose a song
    երգ անհեդեդerg anhededbad song
    նուագարան երգոցnuagaran ergocʿmusical instrument
    երգ երգոցerg ergocʿthe Song of Songs, the song of Solomon
  2. poem
  3. playing (music)
  4. scoff, derision, scoffing song
    յերգ արկանելyerg arkanelto make songs on, to lampoon
    յերգ անկանիլyerg ankanilto 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
  • Martirosyan, Hrach (2010) Etymological Dictionary of the Armenian Inherited Lexicon (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 8), Leiden, Boston: Brill, page 259