արգել

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Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Armenian արգել (argel); see it for more.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

արգել (argel)

  1. Alternative form of արգելք (argelkʿ).

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Old Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *h₂rk-. Cognate with Ancient Greek ἀρκέω (arkéō) and Latin arceō. The -ել (-el) may be a suffix, found also in այցելեմ (aycʿelem) and վայել (vayel).

Noun[edit]

արգել (argelindeclinable

  1. hinderance, obstacle, opposition, impediment, embarrassment, difficulty, delay, obstruction; encumbrance
    արգել առնել, արկանել, լինելargel aṙnel, arkanel, linel ― to arrest, to hinder, to contradict, to oppose, to embarrass
  2. prohibition, forbiddance, inhibition, interdiction
    արգել եկեղեցականargel ekełecʿakan ― interdict
  3. arrest; detention, prison
    յարգել արկանել, լինելyargel arkanel, linel ― to arrest, to imprison, to immure, to encloister

Adjective[edit]

արգել (argel) (indeclinable

  1. contrary, opposing

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References[edit]

  • արգել in Mathias Bedrossian (1879), New Dictionary Armenian–English, Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • արգել 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
  • արգել in Hračʿeay Ačaṙean (1971–79), Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words], in 4 vols (second edition), Yerevan: Yerevan State University
  • Ranko Matasović (2009), A Grammatical Sketch of Classical Armenian, Zagreb, page 11
  • “argel” in Hrach Martirosyan (2010), Etymological Dictionary of the Armenian Inherited Lexicon, Leiden, Boston: Brill Academic Publishers, ISBN 9789004173378, page 133