գեղ

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Armenian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Armenian գեղ (geł); see it for more.

Noun[edit]

գեղ (geł)

  1. (archaic) beauty
Declension[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

Noun[edit]

գեղ (geł)

  1. (dialectal) Alternative form of գյուղ (gyuł).
Declension[edit]

Old Armenian[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

The basic meaning is “appearance, shape; seeing”, from Proto-Indo-European *uel- (to see). Cognates include Proto-Germanic *wlitiz, Latin vultus and Breton gweled (sight).

Noun[edit]

գեղ (geł

  1. beauty
  2. (beautiful) appearance, look
Declension[edit]
Derived terms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

Noun[edit]

գեղ (geł

  1. Alternative form of գիւղ (giwł).
Declension[edit]

References[edit]

  • գեղ in Mathias Bedrossian (1879), New Dictionary Armenian–English, Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • գեղ 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
  • գեղ 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 203