Երասխ

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ArmenianEdit

Alternative formsEdit

  • Յերասխ ‎(Yerasx) (reformed orthography spelling in 1922–1940)

EtymologyEdit

From Old Armenian Երասխ ‎(Erasx).

PronunciationEdit

Proper nounEdit

Երասխ ‎(Erasx)

  1. (historical, poetic) Araks, Yeraskh

DeclensionEdit

SynonymsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • Barsełyan, Hovhannes (2006), “Ašxarhagrakan anunneri hayeren taṙadarjutʿyan masin orošum [A Decision on Armenian Transcription of Geographic Names]”, in Terminabanakan ew ułłagrakan tełekatu [Terminological and Orthographic Reference Book][1] (in Armenian), 6th edition, Yerevan: 9-rd hrashalik, ISBN 99941-56-03-9, page 47

Old ArmenianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Iranian *Raxsā- ‎(swift-flowing) from *ra(n)g- ‎(to move swiftly); compare Sanskrit रङ्घते ‎(raṅghate, to hasten, run). Adopted by Armenians in the 7–6th century BC, during intensive contacts with the Median Empire. Old Georgian რახსი ‎(raxsi) and Ancient Greek Ἀράξης ‎(Aráxēs) are from Iranian as well.

Proper nounEdit

Երասխ ‎(Erasx)

  1. Araks

DeclensionEdit

DescendantsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • Sebastacʿi, Mxitʿar (1769), “Երասխ”, in Baṙgirkʿ Haykazean lezui. Baṙaran yatuk anuancʿ [Dictionary of the Armenian Language. Dictionary of Proper Names] (in Old Armenian), volume II, Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • Perixanjan, Anait (1993) Materialy k etimologičeskomu slovarju drevnearmjanskovo jazyka. Častʹ I [Materials for the Etymological Dictionary of the Old Armenian Language. Part 1] (in Russian), Yerevan: Academy Press, page 12