առաստաղ

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Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Armenian առաստաղ (aṙastał); see it for more.

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Noun[edit]

առաստաղ (aṙastał)

  1. ceiling
  2. (figuratively) sky
  3. palate

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Usage notes[edit]

Colloquially Russian потолок (potolok) is used instead.

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Old Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From the preposition առ (aṙ, by, at, near) +‎ -ա- (-a-) + Proto-Indo-European *stel- (broad, to broaden) and cognate with Old Church Slavonic стеля (stelja, roof); or from Proto-Indo-European *stel- (to put, place). In fact, the two Proto-Indo-European roots may be related.

Noun[edit]

առաստաղ (aṙastał

  1. ceiling, roof
  2. (post-classical, figuratively) sky
  3. (post-classical) palate

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References[edit]

  • առաստաղ in Mathias Bedrossian (1879), New Dictionary Armenian–English, Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • առաստաղ 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
  • առաստաղ in Hračʿeay Ačaṙean (1971–79), Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words], in 4 vols (second edition), Yerevan: Yerevan State University
  • “aṙastaɫ” in Hrach Martirosyan (2010), Etymological Dictionary of the Armenian Inherited Lexicon, Leiden, Boston: Brill Academic Publishers, ISBN 9789004173378, page 107