վարունգ

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Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Armenian վարունգ(varung); see it for more.

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Noun[edit]

վարունգ ‎(varung)

  1. cucumber

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Old Armenian[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

An Iranian borrowing. Compare Middle Persian [script needed](vātrang), [script needed](vātrēng), Persian بادرنگ(bādrang, a species of cucumber; an orange), وارنگ(vārang, a long crooked cucumber; a large lemon or orange-tree).

Noun[edit]

վարունգ ‎(varung)

  1. cucumber
    մանր վարունգ‎ ― manr varunggherkin
    իշկոյ վարունգ‎ ― iškoy varungelaterium, wild cucumber; colocynth
  2. citron
  3. ripe autumn fruit

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References[edit]

  • Petrosean, H. Matatʿeay V. (1879), “վարունգ”, in Nor Baṙagirkʿ Hay-Angliarēn [New Dictionary Armenian–English], Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • Awetikʿean, G.; Siwrmēlean, X.; Awgerean, M. (1836–1837), “վարունգ”, in Nor baṙgirkʿ haykazean lezui [New Dictionary of the Armenian Language] (in Old Armenian), Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • Ačaṙean, Hračʿeay (1971–1979), “վարունգ”, in Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words] (in Armenian), 2nd edition, Yerevan: University Press, published 1926–1935