բեղուն

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Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Armenian բեղուն (bełun); see it for more.

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Adjective[edit]

բեղուն (bełun) (superlative ամենաբեղուն)

  1. fertile

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Old Armenian[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *bʰel- (to blow, grow, swell) +‎ -ուն (-un). Cognate with Ancient Greek φαλλός (phallós), Old Norse boli (bull). The form բեղն (bełn) was back-formed from compounds such as բեղնաւոր (bełnawor). See also բեղմն (bełmn).

Noun[edit]

բեղուն (bełun

  1. product, harvest, semen, fruit

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References[edit]

  • բեղուն in Mathias Bedrossian (1879), New Dictionary Armenian–English, Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • բեղուն 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
  • բեղուն in Hračʿeay Ačaṙean (1971–79), Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words], in 4 vols (second edition), Yerevan: Yerevan State University
  • Hrach Martirosyan (2010), Etymological Dictionary of the Armenian Inherited Lexicon, Leiden, Boston: Brill Academic Publishers, ISBN 9789004173378, page 175