վէգ

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Old Armenian[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Middle Iranian *vēg. Compare Avestan 𐬬𐬀𐬉𐬖𐬀 ‎(vaēγa, stroke, blow) and Persian ویغ ‎(vêğ, scream, shouting, noise).

Noun[edit]

վէգ ‎(vēg)

  1. dispute, debate, contest, discussion, variance, contestation, quarrel, wrangling
    ի վէգ գալ ընդ ումեք‎ ― i vēg gal ənd umekʿ ― to dispute or wrangle, to debate, to contest, to discuss
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Etymology 2[edit]

A borrowing, but the exact origin has not been determined. Perhaps from some unknown Iranian source.

Noun[edit]

վէգ ‎(vēg)

  1. knucklebone (also as used in a game)
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References[edit]

  • Petrosean, H. Matatʿeay V. (1879), “վէգ”, in Nor Baṙagirkʿ Hay-Angliarēn [New Dictionary Armenian–English], Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • Awetikʿean, G.; Siwrmēlean, X.; Awgerean, M. (1836–1837), “վէգ”, in Nor baṙgirkʿ haykazean lezui [New Dictionary of the Armenian Language] (in Old Armenian), Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • Ačaṙean, Hračʿeay (1971–1979), “վէգ”, in Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words] (in Armenian), 2nd edition, Yerevan: University Press, published 1926–1935
  • J̌ahukyan, Geworg (2010), “վէգ”, in Sargsyan, Vahan, editor, Hayeren stugabanakan baṙaran [Armenian Etymological Dictionary] (in Armenian), Yerevan: Asoghik, ISBN 978-9939-50-121-5