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ArmenianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Armenian արագ (arag).

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

արագ (arag) (superlative ամենաարագ)

  1. fast; quick; swift

DeclensionEdit

AdverbEdit

արագ (arag)

  1. fast, quickly, rapidly

Old ArmenianEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed first from Middle Median *arag as արագ (arag), later again from Parthian 𐫡𐫃(rg /raγ/) as երագ (erag), both from Proto-Iranian *Hragúš (quick), from Proto-Indo-European *h₁lengʷʰ-.

AdjectiveEdit

արագ (aragindeclinable

  1. quick, prompt, dexterous, nimble, rapid, swift; expeditious
    արագ արագarag aragvery quickly, very soon
  2. frequent

Usage notesEdit

The word was generally indeclinable, but nominative plural արագք (aragkʿ) and արագունք (aragunkʿ) are attested.

AdverbEdit

արագ (arag)

  1. quickly, promptly, adroitly, swiftly, speedily

Derived termsEdit

DescendantsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • Petrosean, H. Matatʿeay V. (1879), “արագ”, in Nor Baṙagirkʿ Hay-Angliarēn [New Dictionary Armenian–English], Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • Awetikʿean, G.; Siwrmēlean, X.; Awgerean, M. (1836–1837), “արագ”, in Nor baṙgirkʿ haykazean lezui [New Dictionary of the Armenian Language] (in Old Armenian), Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • Ačaṙean, Hračʿeay (1971–1979), “արագ”, in Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words] (in Armenian), 2nd edition, reprint of the original 1926–1935 seven-volume edition, Yerevan: University Press
  • 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 8