աղմուկ

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Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Learned borrowing from Old Armenian աղմուկ (ałmuk)

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

աղմուկ (ałmuk)

  1. noise
    աղմուկ անելałmuk anelto make noise

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Old Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

According to Ačaṙean, from Proto-Indo-European *pl̥-m- +‎ -ուկ (-uk) and cognate with Ancient Greek πόλεμος (pólemos, war, battle); the primitive root *աղ- (*ał-) is found perhaps in the reduplicated verb աղաղմաղակեմ (ałałmałakem, to make noise).[1][2]

On the other hand, according to Petersson and Pokorny, from the onomatopoeic Proto-Indo-European *el-, *ol-, on which see ողբ (ołb).[3][4]

Noun[edit]

աղմուկ (ałmuk)

  1. alarm, uproar, tumult, bustle; squabble, fray, scuffle, broil, quarrel, contest; disorder, confusion; clamour, riot, rising, sedition, revolt, revolution; plot, intrigue
    աղմուկ յարուցանել՝ առնել, յարուցանել աղմուկս շփոթից, աղմուկս յուզելałmuk yarucʿanel, aṙnel, yarucʿanel ałmuks špʿotʿicʿ, ałmuks yuzelto trouble, to disturb, to alarm, to embroil, to excite to mutiny or sedition
    զաղմկաւ լինելzałmkaw linelto be troubled, in confusion, agitated, embroiled

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Ačaṙyan, Hračʿya (1940) Hayocʿ lezvi patmutʿyun [History of the Armenian Language] (in Armenian), volume I, Yerevan: University Press, page 34
  2. ^ Ačaṙean, Hračʿeay (1971–1979), “աղմուկ”, in Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words] (in Armenian), 2nd edition, Yerevan: University Press
  3. ^ Petersson, Herbert (1916), “Beiträge zur armenischen Wortkunde”, in Zeitschrift für vergleichende Sprachforschung auf dem Gebiete der Indogermanischen Sprachen[1] (in German), volume 47, issue 3/4, page 263
  4. ^ Pokorny, Julius (1959), “⁴el-, ol-”, in Indogermanisches etymologisches Wörterbuch [Indo-European Etymological Dictionary] (in German), volume I, Bern, München: Francke Verlag, page 306

Further reading[edit]

  • Petrosean, H. Matatʿeay V. (1879), “աղմուկ”, in Nor Baṙagirkʿ Hay-Angliarēn [New Dictionary Armenian–English], Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • Awetikʿean, G.; Siwrmēlean, X.; Awgerean, M. (1836–1837), “աղմուկ”, in Nor baṙgirkʿ haykazean lezui [New Dictionary of the Armenian Language] (in Old Armenian), Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy