եղն

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Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Armenian եղն (ełn); see it for more.

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Noun[edit]

եղն (ełn)

  1. (rare) Synonym of եղնիկ (ełnik).

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Old Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *h₁el-(h₁)en- (red deer, elk). Cognate with Ancient Greek ἑλλός (hellós, deer-calf), ἔλαφος (élaphos, deer), Proto-Slavic *(j)elenь (Russian олень (olenʹ)), Lithuanian elnias.

Noun[edit]

եղն (ełn) (singular genitive եղին, plural genitive եղանց, plural եղինք)

  1. female deer, hind

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References[edit]

  • եղն 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
  • եղն 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 253