անթեղ

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Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Armenian անթեղ (antʿeł); see it for more.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

անթեղ (antʿeł)

  1. hot coal, ember
  2. ash-covered charcoal

Declension[edit]


Old Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

The origin is uncertain.

According to Martirosyan possibly a substrate word connected with անթայր (antʿayr) and Ancient Greek ἄνθραξ (ánthraks, charcoal).

According to Ačaṙyan, possibly borrowed from a "Caucasian" (Kartvelian?) language: compare Georgian ანთება (ant’eba, to kindle).

Noun[edit]

անթեղ (antʿeł

  1. hot coal, ember
    անթեղ հարկանեմantʿeł harkanem ― to cover the fire with ashes

Declension[edit]

Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  • անթեղ in Mathias Bedrossian (1879), New Dictionary Armenian–English, Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • անթեղ 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
  • անթեղ in Hračʿeay Ačaṙean (1971–79), Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words], in 4 vols (second edition), Yerevan: Yerevan State University
  • “ant‘eɫ” in Hrach Martirosyan (2010), Etymological Dictionary of the Armenian Inherited Lexicon, Leiden, Boston: Brill Academic Publishers, ISBN 9789004173378, page 85