բալ

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See also: բամ

Armenian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Middle Armenian բալ (bal); see it for more.

Noun[edit]

բալ (bal)

  1. sour cherry (fruit)
Declension[edit]
See also[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

From Old Armenian բալ (bal); see it for more.

Noun[edit]

բալ (bal)

  1. fog
  2. (dialectal) white fleck
Declension[edit]

Middle Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Persian بالو (bālū).

Noun[edit]

բալ (bal), genitive singular բալի (bali)

  1. sweet cherry (fruit)
  2. sour cherry (fruit)

Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  • բալ in Hračʿeay Ačaṙean (1971–79), Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words], in 4 vols (second edition), Yerevan: Yerevan State University
  • բալ 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
  • բալ in Ṙuben Łazaryan, Henrik Avetisyan (2009), Miǰin hayereni baṙaran [Dictionary of Middle Armenian] (second edition), Yerevan: Yerevan State University, page 105b

Old Armenian[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *bʰlH-i-. Cognate with Ancient Greek φαλός (phalós, white), Latvian bāls (pale), balts (white), Old Church Slavonic бѣлъ (bělŭ) (Russian белый (belyj)). See also բիլ (bil).

Noun[edit]

բալ (bal

  1. fog, mist
  2. (rare) cloud of smoke
  3. (as an adjective, of sight) hazy, dim
Declension[edit]
Derived terms[edit]
Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  • բալ in Hračʿeay Ačaṙean (1971–79), Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words], in 4 vols (second edition), Yerevan: Yerevan State University
  • բալ in Mathias Bedrossian (1879), New Dictionary Armenian–English, Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • Hrach Martirosyan (2010), Etymological Dictionary of the Armenian Inherited Lexicon, Leiden, Boston: Brill Academic Publishers, ISBN 9789004173378, page 162

Etymology 2[edit]

Verb[edit]

բալ (bal)

  1. infinitive of բամ (bam)
Declension[edit]