ելակ

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Armenian[edit]

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Alternative forms[edit]

  • յելակ (yelak) (reformed orthography spelling in 1922–1940)
  • ելագ (elag) (obsolete)

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Armenian ելակ (elak).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

ելակ (elak)

  1. garden strawberry

Declension[edit]

Usage notes[edit]

In colloquial speech Russian клубни́ка (klubníka) is often used instead.


Middle Armenian[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From a Kipchak Turkic language. Compare Bashkir еләк (yeläk).

Noun[edit]

ելակ (elak)

  1. strawberry (fruit and plant of the genus Fragaria)

Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  • ելագ in Ṙuben Łazaryan, Henrik Avetisyan (2009), Miǰin hayereni baṙaran [Dictionary of Middle Armenian] (second edition), Yerevan: Yerevan State University
  • ելակ in Hračʿeay Ačaṙean (1971–79), Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words], in 4 vols (second edition), Yerevan: Yerevan State University
  • ելագ 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