նահանգ

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Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Armenian նահանգ ‎(nahang); see below.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

նահանգ ‎(nahang)

  1. province, state
    Ալյասկան նահանգ է‎ ― Alyaskan nahang ē ― Alaska is a state
  2. (historical) the largest political subdivision of ancient Armenia, consisting of several գավառ ‎(gavaṙ, canton)

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Old Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Akkadian [script needed] ‎(na-an-ga) or [script needed] ‎(na-gu-u, nagu, nanga, province).

Noun[edit]

նահանգ ‎(nahang)

  1. province, region, state
  2. the largest political subdivision of ancient Armenia, consisting of several գաւառ ‎(gawaṙ, canton)

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Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

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