սագ

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Armenian[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Old Armenian սագ (sag); see below.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

սագ (sag)

  1. goose

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Old Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *ḱawā (crying). Cognates include Old Breton couann (night owl) (Breton kaouenn), Welsh cuan (night owl), Old High German hūwo (owl), Old Church Slavonic сова (sova, owl) (Russian сова (sova)), Lithuanian šaũkti (to cry), Sanskrit कोक (kóka, goose), कौति (kauti, to sound, make any noise, cry out, moan, cry (as a bird), coo, hum (as a bee)).

Noun[edit]

սագ (sag)

  1. goose
    արու սագaru saggander
    ձագ սագիjag sagigosling
    սագ վայրիsag vayrigannet, soland goose, anser bassanus
    սագ շչէsag ščʿēthe goose cackles

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References[edit]

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