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EtymologyEdit

From Old Armenian վայրկեան (vayrkean, minute). Western Armenian keeps the original meaning of Old Armenian “minute”, while the Eastern dialect has shifted it to “second”.

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վայրկյան (vayrkyan)

  1. (Eastern Armenian) second
  2. (Western Armenian) minute
  3. (mathematics, astronomy) second (unit of angular measure)
  4. moment, second, instant, short amount of time
    մեկ վայրկյանmek vayrkyanone moment

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