ժանգ

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Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Armenian ժանգ (žang).

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Noun[edit]

ժանգ (žang)

  1. rust

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Old Armenian[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

An Iranian borrowing: compare Persian ژنگ (žang), زنگ (zang, rust) and see it for more.[1][2]

Noun[edit]

ժանգ (žang)

  1. rust
    • 5th century, Bible, Ezekiel 24.6
      Վասն այնորիկ այսպէս ասէ Ադոնայի Տէր․ Ո՛վ քաղաք արեանց, կաթսայ լի ժանգով, եւ ժանգն ի նմանէ ոչ պարզեցաւ []
      Vasn aynorik ayspēs asē Adonayi Tēr; Óv kʿałakʿ areancʿ, katʿsay li žangov, ew žangn i nmanē očʿ parzecʿaw []
      Therefore, thus says the Lord GOD, "Woe to the bloody city, To the pot in which there is rust And whose rust has not gone out of it! []
  2. moss
    Synonyms: մամուռ (mamuṙ), քարաքոս (kʿarakʿos)
  3. rust, rubigo (disease of plants caused by a reddish-brown fungus)
    Synonyms: երեւիլ (erewil)
  4. cancer
    Synonyms: քաղցկեղ (kʿałcʿkeł)
  5. venom, poison
    Synonyms: մահադեղ (mahadeł), թոյն (tʿoyn), ժահր (žahr)
  6. (figuratively, religion) heretical sect

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Hübschmann, Heinrich (1897) Armenische Grammatik. 1. Theil: Armenische Etymologie (in German), Leipzig: Breitkopf & Härtel, page 156
  2. ^ Ačaṙean, Hračʿeay (1973), “ժանգ”, in Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words] (in Armenian), volume II, 2nd edition, Yerevan: University Press, pages 225–226

Further reading[edit]

  • Awetikʿean, G.; Siwrmēlean, X.; Awgerean, M. (1836), “ժանգ”, in Nor baṙgirkʿ haykazean lezui [New Dictionary of the Armenian Language] (in Old Armenian), volume I, Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy, pages 830–831
  • Łazarean, Ṙ. S. (2006), “ժանգ”, in Grabari homanišneri baṙaran [Dictionary of Old Armenian Synonyms], Yerevan: University Press, page 295b
  • Petrosean, H. Matatʿeay V. (1879), “ժանգ”, in Nor Baṙagirkʿ Hay-Angliarēn [New Dictionary Armenian–English], Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy, page 236a