մեղու

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Armenian[edit]

մեղու

Etymology[edit]

From Old Armenian մեղու (mełu).

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Noun[edit]

մեղու (mełu)

  1. bee

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Old Armenian[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From մեղ- (meł-, honey) +‎ -ու (-u).

Noun[edit]

մեղու (mełu

  1. bee
    ձագ մեղուացjag mełuacʿ ― drone maggot
    գունդ, պարք մեղուացgund, parkʿ mełuacʿ ― swarm of bees
    գործասէր, ճարտար մեղուgorcasēr, čartar mełu ― diligent, industrious bee
    մեղու բզզէmełu bzzē ― the bee buzzes
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Etymology 2[edit]

Noun[edit]

մեղու (mełu)

  1. genitive singular of մեղր (mełr)

References[edit]

  • մեղու in Hračʿeay Ačaṙean (1971–79), Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words], in 4 vols (second edition), Yerevan: Yerevan State University
  • մեղու 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
  • մեղու 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 463