վագր

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Armenian[edit]

Tiger in the water.jpg

Etymology[edit]

Learned borrowing from Old Armenian վագր (vagr)

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

վագր (vagr)

  1. tiger

Declension[edit]

Synonyms[edit]


Old Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Sanskrit व्याघ्र (vyāghra) via an Iranian mediation.[1][2][3] Related to Old Georgian ვიგრი (vigri), იგრი (igri) from the same source.

Noun[edit]

վագր (vagr)

  1. tiger
    մատակ վագրmatak vagrtigress
    կորիւն վագերkoriwn vagertiger cub

Declension[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • Armenian: վագր (vagr)

References[edit]

  1. ^ Hübschmann, Heinrich (1897) Armenische Grammatik. 1. Theil: Armenische Etymologie (in German), Leipzig: Breitkopf & Härtel, page 242
  2. ^ Ačaṙean, Hračʿeay (1971–1979) , “վագր”, in Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words] (in Armenian), 2nd edition, reprint of the original 1926–1935 seven-volume edition, Yerevan: University Press
  3. ^ J̌ahukyan, Geworg (2010) , “վագր”, in Vahan Sargsyan, editor, Hayeren stugabanakan baṙaran [Armenian Etymological Dictionary] (in Armenian), Yerevan: Asoghik

Further reading[edit]

  • Awetikʿean, G.; Siwrmēlean, X.; Awgerean, M. (1836–1837) , “վագր”, in Nor baṙgirkʿ haykazean lezui [New Dictionary of the Armenian Language] (in Old Armenian), Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • Petrosean, H. Matatʿeay V. (1879) , “վագր”, in Nor Baṙagirkʿ Hay-Angliarēn [New Dictionary Armenian–English], Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy