տեղ

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Armenian[edit]

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Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Armenian տեղ (teł); see below.

Noun[edit]

տեղ (teł)

  1. place, location, locality, position
    սա իմ տեղը չէsa im tełə čʿē — this is not my place
    քարքարոտ տեղkʿarkʿarot teł — rocky locale
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Etymology 2[edit]

From Old Armenian տեղ (teł); see below.

Noun[edit]

տեղ (teł)

  1. (archaic) abundant rain
  2. (archaic, figuratively) anything falling abundantly from above, shower
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Old Armenian[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From earlier ետղ (etł), from Proto-Indo-European *sedlo-, from *sed- (to sit). Cognates include Ancient Greek (Laconia) ἑλλά (hellá, seat), Latin sella (seat, chair, saddle), Old Church Slavonic седьло (sedĭlo) (Russian седло (sedlo)), Old High German sezzal (seat) (German Sessel) and Old English setl (English settle).

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  • ետղ (etł) (more archaic)

Noun[edit]

տեղ (teł

  1. spot, place; post
    ի տեղi teł — instead, in substitution for, in the place of
    անցանել ի տեղ ուրուքancʿanel i teł urukʿ — to stand instead of, to supply the place of, to substitute, to replace
    յամենայն տեղyamenayn teł — everywhere; always
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Etymology 2[edit]

A Classical Syriac borrowing. Compare Classical Syriac ܛܠܐ (ṭalāʼ, dew). Note the form տաղ- (tał-) found in the spelling of տաղատարափ (tałatarapʿ).

Noun[edit]

տեղ (teł

  1. abundant rain
  2. (figuratively) anything falling abundantly from above, shower
    տեղային ի ձեզ զտեղ երկնաւոր շնորհիցնtełayin i jez zteł erknawor šnorhicʿn — heavenly graces rained thick upon you
    տեղ ոսկի տեղայր ի փեսայութեանն Արտաշիսիteł oski tełayr i pʿesayutʿeann Artašisi — gold fell in showers at the nuptials of Artashes
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References[edit]

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