կաղաղ

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Armenian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Armenian կաղաղ (kałał); see it for more.

Noun[edit]

կաղաղ (kałał)

  1. den, lair
Declension[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

The origin is uncertain. Martirosyan suggest connection with Persian چغاله (čaġāla, unripe fruit).

Noun[edit]

կաղաղ (kałał)

  1. (dialectal) unripe, green walnut to make sweets with
Declension[edit]

References[edit]

  • Hrach Martirosyan (2010), Etymological Dictionary of the Armenian Inherited Lexicon, Leiden, Boston: Brill Academic Publishers, ISBN 9789004173378, page 347

Old Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *guol- +‎ -աղ (-ał). Cognates include Lithuanian guõlis (den, lair, bed), gùltas (bed, lair), Latvian guļa and perhaps Ancient Greek γωλεός (gōleós, hole).

Noun[edit]

կաղաղ (kałał

  1. den, lair

Declension[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  • կաղաղ in Mathias Bedrossian (1879), New Dictionary Armenian–English, Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • կաղաղ 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
  • կաղաղ 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 346