լիճ

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Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Armenian լիճ (lič).

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Noun[edit]

լիճ (lič)

  1. lake

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Old Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

According to Pokorny and J̌ahukyan, from Proto-Indo-European *lēgyā, from the root *leg- (to drip, ooze, flow out), whence also լիկ (lik). Ačaṙyan is hesitant.

Noun[edit]

լիճ (lič

  1. lake (freshwater or saltwater); pond
    լիճ հրոյlič hroy ― lake of fire, hell
    լիճ լուսոյ/արտասուացlič lusoy/artasuacʿ ― the eye
    լիճ աղեղանlič ałełan ― the space between the chord and the bow
    առ ափն լճինaṙ apʿn lčin ― the margin of the lake

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References[edit]

  • լիճ in Mathias Bedrossian (1879), New Dictionary Armenian–English, Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • լիճ 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
  • լիճ in Hračʿeay Ačaṙean (1971–79), Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words], in 4 vols (second edition), Yerevan: Yerevan State University, volume II, pages 282–283
  • Geworg J̌ahukyan (1963), Stugabanutʿyunner [Etymologies]. In: Patma-Banasirakan Handes 1963, No. 4: 85–98, page 88
  • Geworg J̌ahukyan (1987), Hayocʿ lezvi patmutʿyun; naxagrayin žamanakašrǰan [History of the Armenian language: The Pre-Literary Period], Yerevan: Academy of Sciences of the Armenian SSR, page 135
  • լիճ in Geworg J̌ahukyan (ed. by Vahan Sargsyan) (2010), Hayeren stugabanakan baṙaran [Armenian Etymological Dictionary], Yerevan: Asoghik, ISBN 978-9939-50-121-5, page 297a