ვეშაპი

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Etymology[edit]

An Iranian borrowing. Compare Avestan [script needed] ‎(višāpa, dragon) and Old Armenian վիշապ ‎(višap).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /vɛʃɑpʼi/
  • Hyphenation: ვე‧შა‧პი

Noun[edit]

ვეშაპი ‎(vešaṗi) ‎(plural ვეშაპები)

  1. whale
  2. dragon

Derived terms[edit]

References[edit]

  • Ačaṙean, Hračʿeay (1971–1979), “վիշապ”, in Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words] (in Armenian), 2nd edition, Yerevan: University Press, published 1926–1935
  • Čubinov, David (1887), “ვეშაპი”, in Gruzinsko-russkij slovarʹ [Georgian–Russian Dictionary], Saint Petersburg: Imperial Academy of Sciences