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EtymologyEdit

An Iranian borrowing. Compare Avestan 𐬬𐬌𐬱𐬁𐬞𐬀(višāpa, an epithet of a dragon) and Old Armenian վիշապ (višap).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /vɛʃɑpʼi/
  • Hyphenation: ვე‧შა‧პი

NounEdit

ვეშაპი (vešaṗi) (plural ვეშაპები)

  1. whale
  2. dragon

Derived termsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • Ačaṙean, Hračʿeay (1971–1979), “վիշապ”, 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
  • Čubinov, David (1887), “ვეშაპი”, in Gruzinsko-russkij slovarʹ [Georgian–Russian Dictionary], Saint Petersburg: Imperial Academy of Sciences