կլանեմ

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Etymology[edit]

The root is կուլ- (kul-), from Proto-Indo-European *gʷul- or *gʷl̥h₁-, +‎ -ան- (-an-). Cognate with Latin gula, Proto-Slavic *glъtъ (gullet) (Russian глотка (glotka)), Ancient Greek δέλεαρ (délear, bait). Ընկղմեմ (Ənkłmem) may be related.

Verb[edit]

կլանեմ (klanem)  (aorist indicative կլի)

  1. (transitive) to swallow; to devour; to ingulf, to absorb
    ոգի կլանել, կլանել զօդս, զշունչogi klanel, klanel zōds, zšunčʿ ― to breathe, to take breath
    կլանել զբանսklanel zbans ― to listen eagerly

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References[edit]

  • կլանեմ in Mathias Bedrossian (1879), New Dictionary Armenian–English, Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • կուլ in Hračʿeay Ačaṙean (1971–79), Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words], in 4 vols (second edition), Yerevan: Yerevan State University
  • կլանեմ 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
  • Hrach Martirosyan (2010), Etymological Dictionary of the Armenian Inherited Lexicon, Leiden, Boston: Brill Academic Publishers, ISBN 9789004173378, page 380