թել

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Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Armenian թել (tʿel).

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Noun[edit]

թել (tʿel)

  1. thread
    բարակ թելbarak tʿel ― thin thread

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Old Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

The origin is uncertain.

Noun[edit]

թել (tʿel

  1. thread, filament; fibre
    թել ոսկիtʿel oski ― golden thread
    թել արծաթիtʿel arcatʿi ― silver thread
    թել երկաթիtʿel erkatʿi ― iron or metal wire
    հատանել թելս թելսhatanel tʿels tʿels ― to reduce to filaments; to atomize
    թել զթելն յօրինելtʿel ztʿeln yōrinel ― to weave thread by thread; to adorn symmetrically
    թելք բանից, պատմութեանtʿelkʿ banicʿ, patmutʿean ― the thread of a discourse or story
    հատանել զթել բանինhatanel ztʿel banin ― to break the thread of one's argument
    թել կենացtʿel kenacʿ ― the thread of life
    հատանել զթել կենացhatanel ztʿel kenacʿ ― to cut the thread of life, to cut off one's days
  2. (music) chord

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References[edit]

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