տապեղ

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Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Armenian տապեղ (tapeł); see it for more.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

տապեղ (tapeł)

  1. (rare) backgammon

Declension[edit]


Old Armenian[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek τάβλα (tábla), from Latin tabula (table, playing board). The correspondence of Greek β to Armenian p is irregular. See also նարտ (nart).

Noun[edit]

տապեղ (tapeł

  1. backgammon board

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Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

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