աղի

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Armenian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Armenian աղի (ałi); see it for more.

Adjective[edit]

աղի (ałi) (superlative ամենաաղի)

  1. (attributive) salt
  2. salted; salty
  3. (figuratively) bitter, miserable
    աղի արտասուքałi artasukʿbitter tears
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Etymology 2[edit]

From Old Armenian աղի (ałi); see it for more.

Noun[edit]

աղի (ałi)

  1. Alternative form of աղիք (ałikʿ)
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Old Armenian[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From աղ () +‎ (-i).

Adjective[edit]

աղի (ałi)

  1. salty, saline, brackish
  2. (figuratively) bitter, miserable
    աղի եւ ողորմałi ew ołormmiserable, pitiable, unfortunate, calamitous, grievous
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Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  • Petrosean, H. Matatʿeay V. (1879), “աղի”, in Nor Baṙagirkʿ Hay-Angliarēn [New Dictionary Armenian–English], Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • Awetikʿean, G.; Siwrmēlean, X.; Awgerean, M. (1836–1837), “աղի”, in Nor baṙgirkʿ haykazean lezui [New Dictionary of the Armenian Language] (in Old Armenian), Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • Ačaṙean, Hračʿeay (1971–1979), “աղ”, in Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words] (in Armenian), 2nd edition, Yerevan: University Press

Etymology 2[edit]

Martirosyan suggests derivation from Proto-Indo-European *h₁oliteh₂-, *yoliteh₂- with cognates in Slavic (Polish jelito, Serbo-Croatian olito).

Noun[edit]

աղի (ałi)

  1. intestine
    խռովին աղիք իմxṙovin ałikʿ imI have pity, compassion
    որդի աղեացordi ałeacʿwell loved son
  2. string of musical instruments (because of the material)
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Usage notes[edit]
  • Usually used in the plural: աղիք (ałikʿ).
  • The word has 4 combining forms: աղե- (ałe-), աղէ- (ałē-), աղի- (ałi-), աղ- (ał-).

Derived terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  • Petrosean, H. Matatʿeay V. (1879), “աղի”, in Nor Baṙagirkʿ Hay-Angliarēn [New Dictionary Armenian–English], Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • Awetikʿean, G.; Siwrmēlean, X.; Awgerean, M. (1836–1837), “աղի”, in Nor baṙgirkʿ haykazean lezui [New Dictionary of the Armenian Language] (in Old Armenian), Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • Ačaṙean, Hračʿeay (1971–1979), “աղի”, in Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words] (in Armenian), 2nd edition, Yerevan: University Press
  • Martirosyan, Hrach (2010), “aɫi(-k‘)”, in Etymological Dictionary of the Armenian Inherited Lexicon (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 8), Leiden, Boston: Brill, page 36