լինդ

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Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Armenian լինդ (lind); see it for more.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

լինդ (lind)

  1. gum (the flesh round the teeth)

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Old Armenian[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *lendʰ-, with a semantic shift "fleshy part" > "gum". Cognate with Latin lumbus (English loin), German Lende, Russian лядвея (ljadveja).

Noun[edit]

լինդ (lind

  1. gum (the flesh round the teeth)
    ցաւել լնդացcʿawel lndacʿ ― to have sore gums

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References[edit]

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