նիզակ

Definition from Wiktionary, the free dictionary
Jump to: navigation, search

Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Armenian նիզակ(nizak).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

նիզակ ‎(nizak)

  1. spear, lance

Declension[edit]

Synonyms[edit]


Old Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Iranian *nēzak. Compare Middle Persian 𐭭𐭩𐭰𐭪𐭩 / nyck'(nēzag), Persian نیزه(neyze).

Noun[edit]

նիզակ ‎(nizak)

  1. lance, spear
    հարուած նիզակի‎ ― haruac nizaki ― spear- or lance-thrust
    ի տէգ նիզակի վառեալ‎ ― i tēg nizaki vaṙeal ― armed with a lance, pikeman
    անտառախիտ նիզակք‎ ― antaṙaxit nizakkʿ ― a forest of spears
    սատակել նիզակաւ գերանդւոյ‎ ― satakel nizakaw gerandwoy ― to slay with scythes
  2. (by extension) shaft of the lance or spear
  3. shield with a spear-like point in the center

Declension[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  • Petrosean, H. Matatʿeay V. (1879), “նիզակ”, in Nor Baṙagirkʿ Hay-Angliarēn [New Dictionary Armenian–English], Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy, page 529b
  • Awetikʿean, G.; Siwrmēlean, X.; Awgerean, M. (1837), “նիզակ”, in Nor baṙgirkʿ haykazean lezui [New Dictionary of the Armenian Language] (in Old Armenian), volume II, Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy, page 425a
  • Ačaṙean, Hračʿeay (1977), “նիզակ”, in Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words] (in Armenian), volume III, 2nd edition, Yerevan: University Press, published 1926–1935, page 451b