աղխ

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Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Armenian աղխ (ałx); see it for more.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

աղխ (ałx)

  1. (archaic) household of the feudal or tribal leader
  2. (archaic) household property; goods and chattels
  3. (dialectal) lock

Declension[edit]


Old Armenian[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Hurro-Urartian *all-ae-ḫḫə (belonging to the lady or lord (of the house)); see աղախին (ałaxin) for more.

Noun[edit]

աղխ (ałx

  1. household
  2. a group of travelers, crowd
  3. tribe
  4. household property; goods and chattels; baggage, equipage
  5. buckle, ring; button
  6. lock
  7. joint (of the body)

Declension[edit]

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References[edit]

  • Igor M. Diakonoff (1985), Hurro-Urartian Borrowings in Old Armenian. In: Journal of the American Oriental Society 105.4: 597–603
  • աղխ in Mathias Bedrossian (1879), New Dictionary Armenian–English, Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • աղխ 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
  • աղխ in Hračʿeay Ačaṙean (1971–79), Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words], in 4 vols (second edition), Yerevan: Yerevan State University