ճրագ

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Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Armenian ճրագ ‎(črag).

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Noun[edit]

ճրագ ‎(črag)

  1. lamp
  2. (figuratively) luminary

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Old Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Iranian *čirāg. Compare Persian چراغ ‎(čerâġ), Sogdian [script needed] ‎(črʾγ).

Noun[edit]

ճրագ ‎(črag)

  1. artificial source of light, candle, flambeau, lamp
    յարդարել զճրագն‎ ― yardarel zčragn ― to snuff a candle
    լուցանել զճրագն‎ ― lucʿanel zčragn ― to light a candle or a lamp
    շիջուցանել զճրագն‎ ― šiǰucʿanel zčragn ― to put out, extinguish or blow out a candle or light
    ճրագ գիշերոյ‎ ― črag gišeroy ― a very valuable kind of a gem

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References[edit]

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