առասպել

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Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Armenian առասպել(aṙaspel).

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Noun[edit]

առասպել ‎(aṙaspel)

  1. myth
  2. legend

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Old Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From the preposition առ(aṙ, by, at, near) +‎ -ա-(-a-) + Proto-Indo-European *spel-(to tell). Cognate with Proto-Germanic *spellą. The word is structurally, semantically and etymologically identical with Old English bi-spell.

Noun[edit]

առասպել ‎(aṙaspel)

  1. mythical story, fiction, tale; mythical untrue/unbelievable/unsensical story; fairy-tale
  2. infamous subject for public talkings
  3. fable
  4. proverb
  5. riddle

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References[edit]

  • Petrosean, H. Matatʿeay V. (1879), “առասպել”, in Nor Baṙagirkʿ Hay-Angliarēn [New Dictionary Armenian–English], Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • Awetikʿean, G.; Siwrmēlean, X.; Awgerean, M. (1836–1837), “առասպել”, in Nor baṙgirkʿ haykazean lezui [New Dictionary of the Armenian Language] (in Old Armenian), Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • Ačaṙean, Hračʿeay (1971–1979), “առասպել”, in Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words] (in Armenian), 2nd edition, Yerevan: University Press, published 1926–1935
  • Martirosyan, Hrach (2010), “aṙaspel”, in Etymological Dictionary of the Armenian Inherited Lexicon (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 8), Leiden, Boston: Brill, page 104