կաղջին

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Armenian[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Middle Armenian կաղջին (kałǰin).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

կաղջին (kałǰin)

  1. kind of clayey soil

Declension[edit]


Middle Armenian[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Perhaps from Proto-Indo-European *glyeh₂- (sticky stuff, clay) +‎ -ին (-in).

Noun[edit]

կաղջին (kałǰin)

  1. mortar, a kind of clayey soil

Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  • կաղճին in Ṙuben Łazaryan, Henrik Avetisyan (2009), Miǰin hayereni baṙaran [Dictionary of Middle Armenian] (second edition), Yerevan: Yerevan State University, page 355b
  • կաղջին 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
  • կաղջին 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 350