վեհ

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Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Armenian վեհ (veh); see it for more.

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վեհ (veh)

  1. lofty, exalted, sublime
    վեհ գաղափարներveh gałapʿarner — lofty ideals
  2. majestic, grand, sublime, stately, imposing, noble

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Old Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Persian [script?] (veh). Compare Old Persian [script?] (vahyah-), attested in the personal name [script?] (Vahyazdāta), Avestan [script?] (vohu) and Persian به (bih), all meaning “good”.

Adjective[edit]

վեհ (veh

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

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References[edit]

  • վեհ in Mathias Bedrossian (1879), New Dictionary Armenian–English, Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • վեհ in Hračʿeay Ačaṙean (1971–79), Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words], in 4 vols (second edition), Yerevan: Yerevan State University