աղեղն

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Old Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

The origin is uncertain. Often connected with ողն (ołn).

Noun[edit]

աղեղն (ałełn)

  1. bow (weapon)
    այր աղեղանayr ałełanarcher
    մտանել ընդ աղեղնmtanel ənd ałełnto bend a bow
    աղեղն Աստուծոյ, աղեղն երկնիցałełn Astucoy, ałełn erknicʿrainbow
  2. bow-like instrument used for combing and preparing wool and cotton (a card)
  3. (post-classical, geometry) arc of a circle, arch
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References[edit]

  • Petrosean, H. Matatʿeay V. (1879), “աղեղն”, in Nor Baṙagirkʿ Hay-Angliarēn [New Dictionary Armenian–English], Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • Ačaṙean, Hračʿeay (1971–1979), “աղեղն”, in Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words] (in Armenian), 2nd edition, Yerevan: University Press, published 1926–1935
  • Awetikʿean, G.; Siwrmēlean, X.; Awgerean, M. (1836–1837), “աղեղն”, in Nor baṙgirkʿ haykazean lezui [New Dictionary of the Armenian Language] (in Old Armenian), Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • Martirosyan, Hrach (2010), “aɫeɫn”, in Etymological Dictionary of the Armenian Inherited Lexicon (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 8), Leiden, Boston: Brill, page 34