հրովարտակ

ArmenianEdit

EtymologyEdit

Learned borrowing from Old Armenian հրովարտակ (hrovartak).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

հրովարտակ (hrovartak)

  1. (historical) letter containing a royal edict, decree or salutation

DeclensionEdit


Old ArmenianEdit

EtymologyEdit

An Iranian borrowing: compare Parthian 𐫜𐫡𐫇𐫡𐫅𐫃(frwrdg /frawardag/), Middle Persian [Book Pahlavi needed] (plwltk' /frawardag/), 𐫛𐫡𐫇𐫡𐫅𐫃(prwrdg /frawardag/, letter, epistle, scroll). Ultimately from Proto-Iranian *fra- and *wart- (to turn) (Sanskrit वर्तते (vartate, to turn, roll).

NounEdit

հրովարտակ (hrovartak)

  1. letter containing a royal edict, decree or salutation
    գիր հրովարտակիgir hrovartakichronicles, annals
    հրովարտակ առնել, հանելhrovartak aṙnel, hanelto issue a decree
    հրովարտակս առնելhrovartaks aṙnelto make or publish edicts

DeclensionEdit

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Further readingEdit

  • Ačaṙean, Hračʿeay (1971–1979) , “հրովարտակ”, 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
  • Awetikʿean, G.; Siwrmēlean, X.; Awgerean, M. (1836–1837) , “հրովարտակ”, in Nor baṙgirkʿ haykazean lezui [New Dictionary of the Armenian Language] (in Old Armenian), Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • Hübschmann, Heinrich (1897) Armenische Grammatik. 1. Theil: Armenische Etymologie (in German), Leipzig: Breitkopf & Härtel, page 184
  • Olsen, Birgit Anette (1999) The noun in Biblical Armenian: origin and word-formation: with special emphasis on the Indo-European heritage (Trends in linguistics. Studies and monographs; 119), Berlin, New York: Mouton de Gruyter, page 249
  • Petrosean, H. Matatʿeay V. (1879) , “հրովարտակ”, in Nor Baṙagirkʿ Hay-Angliarēn [New Dictionary Armenian–English], Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy