վարզ

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Old Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From earlier *վազր (*vazr) (compare վազրաւոր (vazrawor, soldier carrying a mace)), borrowed from Middle Persian wzl (wazr, mace), which is related to Modern Persian گرز (gurz, club, mace). See also վաղր (vałr).

Noun[edit]

վարզ (varz)

  1. (weaponry) mace, club

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References[edit]

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