փիղ

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Armenian[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Old Armenian փիղ (pʿił); see it for more.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

փիղ (pʿił)

  1. elephant
  2. (chess) bishop

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Old Armenian[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Middle Persian 𐭯𐭩𐭫 (pīl). Compare Persian پیل (pīl) and see Akkadian 𒄠𒋛 (pīru) for more.

Noun[edit]

փիղ (pʿił

  1. elephant
    փիղ մատակpʿił matak ― she-elephant, female elephant
    գոչիւն փղիgočʿiwn pʿłi ― trumpeting of the elephant
    ժանի փղացžani pʿłacʿ ― elephant's tusks, ivory

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References[edit]

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