գուբ

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Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Armenian գուբ (gub); see below.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

գուբ (gub)

  1. deep hole, pit
  2. a deep cemented pit in a winepress into which the juice of pressed vine is poured
  3. puddle
  4. trough-shaped vessel for storing water
  5. grave pit
  6. (figuratively) difficult situation

Declension[edit]

References[edit]

  • գուբ in Hračʿeay Ačaṙean (1971–79), Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words], in 4 vols (second edition), Yerevan: Yerevan State University
  • գուբ in Ēduard Ałayan (1976), Ardi hayereni bacʿatrakan baṙaran [Explanatory Dictionary of Modern Armenian], in 2 vols, Yerevan: Hayastan

Old Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Classical Syriac ܓܘܒ (gubb), ܓܘܒܐ (gubbā, pit, hole, well, prison).

Noun[edit]

գուբ (gub

  1. pit, hole, ditch, hollow
  2. well, cistern
  3. abyss
  4. subterraneous place
  5. cell of a honeycomb
  6. pipe, tube, conduit

Declension[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  • գուբ in Mathias Bedrossian (1879), New Dictionary Armenian–English, Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • գուբ in Hračʿeay Ačaṙean (1971–79), Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words], in 4 vols (second edition), Yerevan: Yerevan State University