փայծաղն

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Etymology[edit]

From earlier *փայղծան (*pʿayłcan), from Proto-Indo-European. Related to Ancient Greek σπλήν (splḗn) (whence English spleen), Latin lien, Sanskrit प्लीहन् (plīhan), Avestan [script?] (sparazan), Lithuanian blužnìs, Old Church Slavonic слѣзена (slězena) (Russian селезёнка (selezjónka)).

Noun[edit]

փայծաղն (pʿaycałn) (singular genitive փայծաղան, singular instrumental փայծաղամբ)

  1. (anatomy) spleen

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References[edit]

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