ասեղն

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Old Armenian[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *h₂ḱ-él-m, accusative singular of *h₂éḱ-ōl, from *h₂eḱ- (sharp).

Noun[edit]

ասեղն (asełn

  1. needle
    ծակ ասղանcak asłan ― eye of a needle
    անցուցանել դերձան ընդ ծակ ասղանancʿucʿanel derjan ənd cak asłan ― to thread a needle
    մագնիսեալ ասեղնmagniseal asełn ― magnetic needle

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Usage notes[edit]

The word has many combining forms — ասղան- (asłan-), ասեղն- (asełn-), ասղն- (asłn-), ասղ- (asł-).

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References[edit]

  • ասեղն in Hračʿeay Ačaṙean (1971–79), Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words], in 4 vols (second edition), Yerevan: Yerevan State University
  • ասեղն in Mathias Bedrossian (1879), New Dictionary Armenian–English, Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • ասեղն 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
  • Geworg J̌ahukyan (1987), Hayocʿ lezvi patmutʿyun; naxagrayin žamanakašrǰan [History of the Armenian language: The Pre-Written Period], Yerevan: Academy of Sciences of the Armenian SSR, page 111
  • “aseɫn” in Hrach Martirosyan (2010), Etymological Dictionary of the Armenian Inherited Lexicon, Leiden, Boston: Brill Academic Publishers, ISBN 9789004173378, page 115