լեղի

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Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Armenian լեղի (lełi).

Noun[edit]

լեղի (lełi)

  1. bile, gall
  2. gallbladder
  3. (figuratively) vitriol, acrimonious or caustic speech
  4. (figuratively) anger, ire, wrath
  5. (figuratively) evil, wickedness

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Adjective[edit]

լեղի (lełi)

  1. (figuratively) bitter, acrid, acerbic

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References[edit]

  • լեղի in Hračʿeay Ačaṙean (1971–79), Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words], in 4 vols (second edition), Yerevan: Yerevan State University, volume II, page 275

Old Armenian[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

The root is *լեղ (*leł), of unknown origin.

Noun[edit]

լեղի (lełi

  1. bile, gall
    պարկ լեղւոյpark lełwoy ― gallbladder
  2. (figuratively) gall, spleen, rancour, malice, wrath, choler

Declension[edit]

Adjective[edit]

լեղի (lełi

  1. bitter

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Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  • լեղի in Mathias Bedrossian (1879), New Dictionary Armenian–English, Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • լեղի 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
  • լեղի in Hračʿeay Ačaṙean (1971–79), Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words], in 4 vols (second edition), Yerevan: Yerevan State University, volume II, page 275
  • լեղի in Geworg J̌ahukyan (ed. by Vahan Sargsyan) (2010), Hayeren stugabanakan baṙaran [Armenian Etymological Dictionary], Yerevan: Asoghik, ISBN 978-9939-50-121-5, page 294b