ուղի

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Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Armenian ուղի (ułi).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

ուղի (ułi)

  1. way, track, path
  2. railway
  3. passage, duct
  4. (figuratively) journey, voyage
  5. (figuratively) means, way

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Old Armenian[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

  • ուղ () (post-classical)

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *ul-. Cognates include Ancient Greek αὐλός (aulós), Russian улица (ulica, street) and улей (ulej, beehive), Norwegian aul (wild angelica), Latin alvus (belly, hollow), Lithuanian aulas (bootleg) and especially Latvian ula, ulá (hole of a wheel hub). The root form may be preserved in post-classical ուղ ().

Noun[edit]

ուղի (ułi

  1. road, way, route
  2. journey
    յուղի արկանելyułi arkanel — to send on a voyage, to start a person on a journey
    յուղի անկանել, ուղւոյ լինելyułi ankanel, ułwoy linel — to set out, to start, to leave, to depart, to go away
  3. passage

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Usage notes[edit]

In compounds the word is sometimes misspelled as ուղղ- (ułł-) by confusion with ուղիղ (ułił).

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References[edit]

  • ուղի in Mathias Bedrossian (1879), New Dictionary Armenian–English, Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • ուղի 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
  • ուղի in Hračʿeay Ačaṙean (1971–79), Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words], in 4 vols (second edition), Yerevan: Yerevan State University