վարուժան

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Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Armenian վարուժան (varužan); see it for more.

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Noun[edit]

վարուժան (varužan)

  1. male bird

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Old Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Parthian *vārōžan, from Proto-Iranian *vār-aujana- (emitting seminal fluid). The first part is *vā̆r- (water; fluid; rain); compare Avestan 𐬬𐬁𐬭 (vār-, to rain), Sanskrit वार् (vār, water). The second part is from *aug- / *auǰ- (to be wet; to emit fluids; to sprinkle). See also նժոյգ (nžoyg).

Noun[edit]

վարուժան (varužan)

  1. male bird
  2. pigeon; dove

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References[edit]

  • Petrosean, H. Matatʿeay V. (1879), “վարուժան”, in Nor Baṙagirkʿ Hay-Angliarēn [New Dictionary Armenian–English], Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • Awetikʿean, G.; Siwrmēlean, X.; Awgerean, M. (1836–1837), “վարուժան”, in Nor baṙgirkʿ haykazean lezui [New Dictionary of the Armenian Language] (in Old Armenian), Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • Ačaṙean, Hračʿeay (1971–1979), “վարուժան”, in Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words] (in Armenian), 2nd edition, Yerevan: University Press, published 1926–1935
  • Perixanjan, Anait (1993) Materialy k etimologičeskomu slovarju drevnearmjanskovo jazyka. Častʹ I [Materials for the Etymological Dictionary of the Old Armenian Language. Part 1] (in Russian), Yerevan: Academy Press, page 69