գիլ

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Armenian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Armenian գիլ (gil); see it for more.

Noun[edit]

գիլ (gil)

  1. stone for throwing
Declension[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

From Persian گل (gil, clay).

Noun[edit]

գիլ (gil)

  1. (dialectal) a kind of sticky, clayey substance which serves as soap
Declension[edit]

References[edit]

  • գիլ in Ēduard Ałayan (1976), Ardi hayereni bacʿatrakan baṙaran [Explanatory Dictionary of Modern Armenian], in 2 vols, Yerevan: Hayastan
  • գիլ in Stepʿan Malxaseancʿ (1944–45), Hayerēn bacʿatrakan baṙaran [Armenian Explanatory Dictionary], in 4 vols, Yerevan: State Publishing House of the Armenian SSR
  • Hrach Martirosyan (2010), Etymological Dictionary of the Armenian Inherited Lexicon, Leiden, Boston: Brill Academic Publishers, ISBN 9789004173378, page 212

Old Armenian[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Of the same Proto-Indo-European origin as գելում (gelum).

Noun[edit]

գիլ (gil

  1. stone for throwing

Declension[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

Noun[edit]

գիլ (gil

  1. rolling
    ի գիլ գալi gil gal ― to roll (intransitive)
    ի գիլ հանելi gil hanel ― to roll (transitive)

Derived terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  • գիլ in Mathias Bedrossian (1879), New Dictionary Armenian–English, Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • գիլ 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
  • գիլ 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 212