դեղ

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Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Armenian դեղ (deł).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

դեղ (deł)

  1. drug, medicine, medicament

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Old Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *dʰél(H)-; related to դալար (dalar), դեղձ (dełj), դեղբ (dełb), դեղին (dełin) and possibly դղեզ (dłez). The basic meaning was “herb”. The sense of “medicine” developed from the use of herbs as medicine.

Noun[edit]

դեղ (deł

  1. herb
    դեղ դալարdeł dalar ― grass, herbage, green; verdure
  2. medicine
    ամենաբոյժ դեղamenaboyž deł ― panacea
    դեղ առնուլdeł aṙnul ― to take a remedy
    դեղ մատուցանելdeł matucʿanel ― to physic, to dress
    անոյշ դեղanoyš deł ― sweet medicine
    դառն դեղdaṙn deł ― bitter medicine
    սաստիկ դեղsastik deł ― violent medicine
    զորաւոր դեղzorawor deł ― powerful medicine
    ազդու դեղazdu deł ― efficacious medicine
  3. poison
    դեղ առնուլdeł aṙnul ― to take poison
  4. amulet, talisman
  5. perfume
  6. dye
  7. antimony (for painting the eyes)
  8. ink
  9. kindling (material)

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References[edit]

  • դեղ in Mathias Bedrossian (1879), New Dictionary Armenian–English, Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • դեղ 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
  • դեղ 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 237