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 վարունգmanr varunggherkin
    իշկոյ վարունգiškoy varungelaterium, wild cucumber; colocynth
  2. citron
  3. ripe autumn fruit

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References[edit]

  • վարունգ in Mathias Bedrossian (1879), New Dictionary Armenian–English, Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • վարունգ in Gabriēl Awetikʿean, Xačʿatur Siwrmēlean, Mkrtičʿ Awgerean (1836–37), Nor baṙgirkʿ haykazean lezui [New Dictionary of the Armenian Language], in 2 vols, Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • վարունգ in Hračʿeay Ačaṙean (1971–79), Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words], in 4 vols (second edition), Yerevan: Yerevan State University