այլ

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Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from Old Armenian այլ(ayl). The inherited form is էլ(ēl).

Pronunciation[edit]

Pronoun[edit]

այլ ‎(ayl)

  1. other

Synonyms[edit]

Conjunction[edit]

այլ ‎(ayl)

  1. but

Old Armenian[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *h₂élyos.

Pronoun[edit]

այլ ‎(ayl)

  1. another, other
    այլով ճանապարհաւ‎ ― aylov čanaparhaw ― by another way
    այլով օրինակաւ‎ ― aylov ōrinakaw ― in another manner
    այլ ոք‎ ― ayl okʿ ― another
    եւ ոչ այլ ոք‎ ― ew očʿ ayl okʿ ― not even another
    յայլմէ կողմանէ‎ ― yaylmē kołmanē ― another side, the other side
    այլ է ասել եւ այլ գործել‎ ― ayl ē asel ew ayl gorcel ― it is one thing to say, another to do
    եւ այլն, այլովքն հանդերձ‎ ― ew ayln, aylovkʿn handerj ― etc, and so on
    այլ ընդ այլոյ‎ ― ayl ənd ayloy ― one for another, pellmell; differently, on the contrary
    այլ ընդ այլոյ ասել‎ ― ayl ənd ayloy asel ― to say equivocally, ambiguously
    այլ յայլմէ լինել‎ ― ayl yaylmē linel ― to lose one's presence of mind, to be overcome by joy or fear
    ոչ այլ իւիք‎ ― očʿ ayl iwikʿ ― in no other way
    այլ իմն, այլոյ իրիք, այլով իւիք‎ ― ayl imn, ayloy irikʿ, aylov iwikʿ ― some other, other, another (thing)
    այլ ոմն, այլոյ ուրումն, այլով ոմամբ‎ ― ayl omn, ayloy urumn, aylov omamb ― another, other (person)
  2. alien, foreign

Declension[edit]

Adverb[edit]

այլ ‎(ayl)

  1. also
    այլ եւ/եւս‎ ― ayl ew/ews ― besides, over and above, moreover, also, more, in addition

Conjunction[edit]

այլ ‎(ayl)

  1. but, however; then
    այլ թէ‎ ― ayl tʿē ― but, but if, but that
    այլ սակայն‎ ― ayl sakayn ― but, yet, nevertheless, however, notwithstanding
    այլ զի‎ ― ayl zi ― because; where as; even as : more than, rather: since, that, seeing that

Derived terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  • Awetikʿean, G.; Siwrmēlean, X.; Awgerean, M. (1836–1837), “այլ”, in Nor baṙgirkʿ haykazean lezui [New Dictionary of the Armenian Language] (in Old Armenian), Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • Ačaṙean, Hračʿeay (1971–1979), “այլ”, in Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words] (in Armenian), 2nd edition, Yerevan: University Press, published 1926–1935
  • Petrosean, H. Matatʿeay V. (1879), “այլ”, in Nor Baṙagirkʿ Hay-Angliarēn [New Dictionary Armenian–English], Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • Abrahamyan, Ašot (1976) Grabari jeṙnark [A Handbook of Old Armenian] (in Armenian), 4th edition, Yerevan: Luys
  • J̌ahukyan, Geworg (1987) Hayocʿ lezvi patmutʿyun; naxagrayin žamanakašrǰan [History of the Armenian language: The Pre-Literary Period] (in Armenian), Yerevan: Academy Press, page 111
  • Martirosyan, Hrach (2010), “ayl”, in Etymological Dictionary of the Armenian Inherited Lexicon (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 8), Leiden, Boston: Brill, page 57