ձեղուն

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Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Armenian ձեղուն (jełun).

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ձեղուն (jełun)

  1. (rare) ceiling

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Etymology[edit]

The origin is uncertain. Perhaps from *ձեղ- (*jeł-, log (supporting the ceiling)), from Proto-Indo-European *ǵʰh₁-el-, and connected with ձող (joł) and Georgian ძელი (jeli).

Noun[edit]

ձեղուն (jełun) (singular genitive ձեղուան, plural genitive ձեղուանց)

  1. ceiling
    ձեղուն նաւացjełun nawacʿ ― deck of a ship
    ձեղուն գահուցjełun gahucʿ ― canopy
    ձեղուն կառացjełun kaṙacʿ ― roof of a coach
    ձեղուն գլխոյjełun glxoy ― skull, cranium
  2. (anatomy) palate
    ձեղուն բերանոյjełun beranoy ― palate

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References[edit]

  • ձեղուն in Hračʿeay Ačaṙean (1971–79), Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words], in 4 vols (second edition), Yerevan: Yerevan State University
  • ձեղուն in Mathias Bedrossian (1879), New Dictionary Armenian–English, Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • Hrach Martirosyan (2010), Etymological Dictionary of the Armenian Inherited Lexicon, Leiden, Boston: Brill Academic Publishers, ISBN 9789004173378, page 431, 437