աղեղն

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Old Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

The origin is uncertain. Often connected with ողն (ołn).

Noun[edit]

աղեղն (ałełn

  1. bow (weapon)
    այր աղեղանayr ałełan ― archer
    մտանել ընդ աղեղնmtanel ənd ałełn ― to bend a bow
    աղեղն Աստուծոյ, աղեղն երկնիցałełn Astucoy, ałełn erknicʿ ― rainbow
  2. bow-like instrument used for combing and preparing wool and cotton (a card)
  3. (post-classical, geometry) arc of a circle, arch
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References[edit]

  • աղեղն in Mathias Bedrossian (1879), New Dictionary Armenian–English, Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • աղեղն in Hračʿeay Ačaṙean (1971–79), Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words], in 4 vols (second edition), Yerevan: Yerevan State University
  • աղեղն in Gabriēl Awetikʿean, Xačʿatur Siwrmēlean, Mkrtičʿ Awgerean (1836–37), Nor baṙgirkʿ haykazean lezui [New Dictionary of the Armenian Language], in 2 vols, Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • “aɫeɫn” in Hrach Martirosyan (2010), Etymological Dictionary of the Armenian Inherited Lexicon, Leiden, Boston: Brill Academic Publishers, ISBN 9789004173378, page 34