աղաղակ

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Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Armenian աղաղակ(ałałak).

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Noun[edit]

աղաղակ ‎(ałałak)

  1. cry, shout; yell, scream
  2. uproar, noise

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Old Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Perhaps from Proto-Indo-European *al-al-ag-eh₂-(shouting), from onomatopoeic Proto-Indo-European *al-al-(to shout) and cognate with Ancient Greek ἀλαλαγή(alalagḗ, shouting). Alternatively, formed in Armenian as an onomatopoeic word.

Noun[edit]

աղաղակ ‎(ałałak)

  1. shouting, cry, scream, clamour, uproar, alarm, racket, noise, shout; scolding; voice; exclamation
    աղաղակ հարկանել‎ ― ałałak harkanel ― to cry, to make a noise, to alarm

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References[edit]

  • Petrosean, H. Matatʿeay V. (1879), “աղաղակ”, in Nor Baṙagirkʿ Hay-Angliarēn [New Dictionary Armenian–English], Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • Awetikʿean, G.; Siwrmēlean, X.; Awgerean, M. (1836–1837), “աղաղակ”, in Nor baṙgirkʿ haykazean lezui [New Dictionary of the Armenian Language] (in Old Armenian), Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • Ačaṙean, Hračʿeay (1971–1979), “աղաղակ”, in Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words] (in Armenian), 2nd edition, Yerevan: University Press, published 1926–1935
  • Martirosyan, Hrach (2010), “aɫaɫak”, in Etymological Dictionary of the Armenian Inherited Lexicon (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 8), Leiden, Boston: Brill, page 25