ասեղն

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Old Armenian[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *h₂ḱ-él-m, accusative singular of *h₂éḱ-ōl, from *h₂eḱ-(sharp).

Noun[edit]

ասեղն (asełn)

  1. needle
    ծակ ասղան‎ ― cak asłan ― eye of a needle
    անցուցանել դերձան ընդ ծակ ասղան‎ ― ancʿucʿanel derjan ənd cak asłan ― to thread a needle
    մագնիսեալ ասեղն‎ ― magniseal asełn ― magnetic needle

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Usage notes[edit]

The word has many combining forms — ասղան-(asłan-), ասեղն-(asełn-), ասղն-(asłn-), ասղ-(asł-).

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References[edit]

  • Ačaṙean, Hračʿeay (1971–1979), “ասեղն”, in Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words] (in Armenian), 2nd edition, Yerevan: University Press, published 1926–1935
  • Petrosean, H. Matatʿeay V. (1879), “ասեղն”, in Nor Baṙagirkʿ Hay-Angliarēn [New Dictionary Armenian–English], Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • Awetikʿean, G.; Siwrmēlean, X.; Awgerean, M. (1836–1837), “ասեղն”, in Nor baṙgirkʿ haykazean lezui [New Dictionary of the Armenian Language] (in Old Armenian), Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • 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), “aseɫn”, in Etymological Dictionary of the Armenian Inherited Lexicon (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 8), Leiden, Boston: Brill, page 115