Երասխ

Contents

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