վտանգ

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Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Learned borrowing from Old Armenian վտանգ (vtang)

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Noun[edit]

վտանգ (vtang)

  1. danger, peril, jeopardy, hazard
    վտանգն անցավvtangn ancʿavthe 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
    վտանգաւvtangawperilously, hazardously, dangerously
    ի վտանգ արկանել, դնել ի վտանգի, մատնել ի վտանգi vtang arkanel, dnel i vtangi, matnel i vtangto put in jeopardy, to endanger, to compromise
    ի վտանգ արկանել զանձնi vtang arkanel zanjnto put oneself in jeopardy, to risk or venture oneself
    ի վտանգի լինելi vtangi linelto be in jeopardy, to incur danger, to run risk
    խուսել, փրկել ի վտանգիցxusel, pʿrkel i vtangicʿto shun danger, to avoid perils
    նաւն ի վտանգի կայր խորտակելnawn i vtangi kayr xortakelthe ship was in danger of being wrecked
    վտանգ ի վերայ կայր նորաvtang i veray kayr norahe was in peril
    վտանգ է նմաvtang ē nmahe is in danger, he runs the risk of
    վտանգաւ կենացնvtangaw kenacʿnat the risk of his life
    վտանգաւ անձինսvtangaw anjinsat 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