արաղ

ArmenianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle Armenian արաղ (arał), from Persian عرق('araq), from Arabic عَرَق(ʿaraq).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

արաղ (arał) (dialectal, colloquial)

  1. vodka
    Synonym: օղի (ōłi)
    • ca. 1680–1684, Baṙ girg taliani [An Armenian–Italian Dictionary published in Venice] page 7:[1]
      արաղ․ աքվայ տէվիթայ
      arał; akʿvay tēvitʿay
      արաղ (arał) = aqua de vita

DeclensionEdit

Further readingEdit

  • Łazaryan, Ṙ. S.; Avetisyan, H. M. (2009) , “արաղ”, in Miǰin hayereni baṙaran [Dictionary of Middle Armenian] (in Armenian), 2nd edition, Yerevan: University Press

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Orengo, Alessandro (2019) , “Il ԲԱՌ ԳԻՐԳ ՏԱԼԻԱՆԻ Un dizionario armeno-italiano del XVII secolo”, in U. Bläsing, J. Dum-Tragut, T.M. van Lint, editors, Armenian, Hittite, and Indo-European Studies: A Commemoration Volume for Jos J.S. Weitenberg (Hebrew University Armenian Studies; 15), Leuven: Peeters, page 216