The Armenian Root “Ar” and Ending “Yan/Ian” – Gevork Nazaryan

The Armenian Root “Ar” and Ending “Yan/Ian” – Gevork Nazaryan

According to some scientists, the word “Aryan” has Armenian origin and includes the root “Ar” and the ending “yan”. The researchers think that “Ar” is a short version of “Ara” or “Arar(ich)” (Արարիչ, Creator). The worship of the god Ar was widespread among the ancient Armenians, who simply called the deity “Creator” (Ara or Ararich). …

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