պեղեմ

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Old Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *bel- (to dig). Cognates include Sanskrit बिल (bila, hole, pit) and Irish bealach (way, pass).

Verb[edit]

պեղեմ (pełem)  (aorist indicative պեղեցի)

  1. to dig, to hollow, to excavate, to delve; to sap, to mine, to sink
    պեղել գուբս, հորսpełel gubs, hors — to open a trench, to sink a well
    զարտասուաց աղբիւրս պեղելzartasuacʿ ałbiwrs pełel — to shed tears
  2. to engrave

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References[edit]

  • պեղեմ in Mathias Bedrossian (1879), New Dictionary Armenian–English, Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy