վեհ

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Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Armenian վեհ (veh).

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վեհ (veh) (superlative ամենավեհ)

  1. valuable, precious, prized
  2. amazing, awesome, sublime
  3. lofty, elevated, high
    վեհ գաղափարներveh gałapʿarnerlofty ideals
  4. noble, exalted, high-minded
  5. (religious) His Holiness (epithet given to the Catholicos of All Armenians)

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Old Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Persian wyh (weh, better, good), whence Persian به (bih); see there for more.

Adjective[edit]

վեհ (veh)

  1. sublime, majestic, imposing, high, elevated, superior, grand, noble, generous
    կերպարան վեհkerparan vehimposing aspect
    վեհ ինձ Արտաշէս պարթեւ քան զմակեդոնացին Աղեքսանդրveh inj Artašēs partʿew kʿan zmakedonacʿin AłekʿsandrArtaxerxes the Parthian seems to me to be superior to Alexander the Macedonian
  2. divine, godlike, supernatural, celestial, heavenly

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References[edit]

  • Petrosean, H. Matatʿeay V. (1879), “վեհ”, in Nor Baṙagirkʿ Hay-Angliarēn [New Dictionary Armenian–English], Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • Ačaṙean, Hračʿeay (1971–1979), “վեհ”, in Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words] (in Armenian), 2nd edition, Yerevan: University Press