բլիթ

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Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Armenian բլիթ (blitʿ); see it for more.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

բլիթ (blitʿ)

  1. kind of cake
  2. (pathology) small swelling

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Old Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

According to Martirosyan the basic meaning is ‘a soft lump of something; swelling; a roundish projecting part of the body’ ← ‘swollen, grown’ (compare բլթակ (bltʿak)). He derives the word from *բուլ (*bul), from Proto-Indo-European *bʰuH-l-, from the root *bʰuH- (to grow), +‎ -իթ (-itʿ).

Noun[edit]

բլիթ (blitʿ

  1. roundish soft bread

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References[edit]

  • բլիթ in Mathias Bedrossian (1879), New Dictionary Armenian–English, Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • բլիթ 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
  • բլիթ in Hračʿeay Ačaṙean (1971–79), Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words], in 4 vols (second edition), Yerevan: Yerevan State University
  • “blit‘” in Hrach Martirosyan (2010), Etymological Dictionary of the Armenian Inherited Lexicon, Leiden, Boston: Brill Academic Publishers, ISBN 9789004173378, page 177