անգղ

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Armenian[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Old Armenian անգղ ‎(angł); see it for more.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

անգղ ‎(angł)

  1. vulture

Declension[edit]


Old Armenian[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *h₂enk-u-l-, from *h₂enk- ‎(to bend), referring to the bird's curved beak.

Noun[edit]

անգղ ‎(angł)

  1. vulture
  2. handle of a pot or basket

Declension[edit]

Usage notes[edit]

The nominative singular form անգեղ ‎(angeł) given for the sense “handle” by some dictionaries was mistakenly back-formed by the dictionaries from the nominative plural անգեղք ‎(angełkʿ).

Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  • Ačaṙean, Hračʿeay (1971–1979), “անգղ”, in Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words] (in Armenian), 2nd edition, Yerevan: University Press, published 1926–1935
  • Petrosean, H. Matatʿeay V. (1879), “անգղ”, in Nor Baṙagirkʿ Hay-Angliarēn [New Dictionary Armenian–English], Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • Martirosyan, Hrach (2010), “angɫ₁”, in Etymological Dictionary of the Armenian Inherited Lexicon (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 8), Leiden, Boston: Brill, page 70