մոգ

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Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Armenian մոգ(mog); see below.

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Noun[edit]

մոգ ‎(mog)

  1. (religion) magus, Zoroastrian priest
  2. (religion) fire-worshiper, a Zoroastrian
  3. magician, astrologer; diviner, enchanter, wizard, sorcerer

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Old Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

An Iranian borrowing. Compare Middle Persian mgw, Old Persian 𐎶𐎦𐎢𐏁(maguš).

Noun[edit]

մոգ ‎(mog)

  1. (religion) magus (Zoroastrian priest)
  2. (religion) Zoroastrian
  3. magician, astrologer; diviner, enchanter, wizard, sorcerer
  4. wise man of the East

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References[edit]

  • Petrosean, H. Matatʿeay V. (1879), “մոգ”, in Nor Baṙagirkʿ Hay-Angliarēn [New Dictionary Armenian–English], Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • Awetikʿean, G.; Siwrmēlean, X.; Awgerean, M. (1836–1837), “մոգ”, in Nor baṙgirkʿ haykazean lezui [New Dictionary of the Armenian Language] (in Old Armenian), Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • Ačaṙean, Hračʿeay (1971–1979), “մոգ”, in Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words] (in Armenian), 2nd edition, Yerevan: University Press, published 1926–1935
  • J̌ahukyan, Geworg (2010), “մոգ”, in Sargsyan, Vahan, editor, Hayeren stugabanakan baṙaran [Armenian Etymological Dictionary] (in Armenian), Yerevan: Asoghik, ISBN 978-9939-50-121-5, page 532a