վտանգ

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Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Armenian վտանգ ‎(vtang); see it for more.

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Noun[edit]

վտանգ ‎(vtang)

  1. danger, peril, jeopardy, hazard
    վտանգն անցավthe danger passed

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Etymology[edit]

From Middle Persian *vitang, from Old Persian *vitanka- ‎(hardship, peril, misfortune), composed of the preverb *vi- ‎(down) and the root *tanč- ‎(to twist (together), become narrow, dense, constrict). Compare also from this root Middle Persian tng ‎(tang, narrow) and Persian تنگ ‎(tang, narrow). See also թանձր ‎(tʿanjr).

Noun[edit]

վտանգ ‎(vtang)

  1. peril, danger, risk, chance, hazard, ill, misfortune
    վտանգաւ‎ ― vtangaw ― perilously, hazardously, dangerously
    ի վտանգ արկանել, դնել ի վտանգի, մատնել ի վտանգ‎ ― i vtang arkanel, dnel i vtangi, matnel i vtang ― to put in jeopardy, to endanger, to compromise
    ի վտանգ արկանել զանձն‎ ― i vtang arkanel zanjn ― to put oneself in jeopardy, to risk or venture oneself
    ի վտանգի լինել‎ ― i vtangi linel ― to be in jeopardy, to incur danger, to run risk
    խուսել, փրկել ի վտանգից‎ ― xusel, pʿrkel i vtangicʿ ― to shun danger, to avoid perils
    նաւն ի վտանգի կայր խորտակել‎ ― nawn i vtangi kayr xortakel ― the ship was in danger of being wrecked
    վտանգ ի վերայ կայր նորա‎ ― vtang i veray kayr nora ― he was in peril
    վտանգ է նմա‎ ― vtang ē nma ― he is in danger, he runs the risk of
    վտանգաւ կենացն‎ ― vtangaw kenacʿn ― at the risk of his life
    վտանգաւ անձինս‎ ― vtangaw anjins ― at the peril of my life
  2. punishment
  3. (as an adjective) sick, ill

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References[edit]

  • Petrosean, H. Matatʿeay V. (1879), “վտանգ”, in Nor Baṙagirkʿ Hay-Angliarēn [New Dictionary Armenian–English], Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • Ačaṙean, Hračʿeay (1971–1979), “վտանգ”, in Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words] (in Armenian), 2nd edition, Yerevan: University Press, published 1926–1935