փուլ

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Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Armenian փուլ (pʿul). The sense development is “crumbling down” → “waning of the moon” → “phase of the moon” → “phase”.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

փուլ (pʿul)

  1. phase; stage
    այս փուլումays pʿulum ― at this stage
  2. crumbling, falling, fall
    փուլ գալpʿul gal ― to crumble

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Old Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *pʰōl-. Cognate with Lithuanian pùlti, Old English feallan (English fall) and perhaps Ancient Greek σφάλλω (sphállō, bring down, destroy, cause to stumble, deceive).

Noun[edit]

փուլ (pʿul

  1. crumbling, falling, fall
    ի փուլ ածելi pʿul acel ― to ruin, to destroy, to crumble
    ի փուլ գալi pʿul gal ― to go to ruin
    փուլքpʿulkʿ ― ruins, rubbish
  2. wane (of the moon)
    լուսին ի փուլ էlusin i pʿul ē ― the moon is waning

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References[edit]

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