սիկղ

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Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Armenian սիկղ (sikł); see below.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

սիկղ (sikł)

  1. (historical) an ancient measure of weight and a coin (6.8 grams or a quarter of an ounce)

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Old Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek σίκλος (síklos), σίγλος (síglos) borrowed from Hebrew שקל (shékel). The Greek word gave also Latin siclus and together with it spread into other languages: compare French sicle, German Sekel and Russian сикл (sikl), сикель (sikelʹ).

Noun[edit]

սիկղ (sikł) (singular genitive սկեղ, plural genitive սկեղաց, plural սկեղք)

  1. an ancient measure of weight and a coin (6.8 grams or a quarter of an ounce)

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Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

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