ասեղն

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Old Armenian[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *h₂ḱ-él-m̥, accusative singular of *h₂éḱ-ōl, from *h₂eḱ- (sharp).[1][2][3][4]

Noun[edit]

ասեղն (asełn)

  1. needle
    ծակ ասղանcak asłaneye of a needle
    անցուցանել դերձան ընդ ծակ ասղանancʿucʿanel derjan ənd cak asłanto thread a needle
    մագնիսեալ ասեղնmagniseal asełnmagnetic needle

Usage notes[edit]

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

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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, pages 38–39
  2. ^ Ačaṙean, Hračʿeay (1971–1979), “ասեղն”, in Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words] (in Armenian), 2nd edition, Yerevan: University Press
  3. ^ J̌ahukyan, Geworg (1987) Hayocʿ lezvi patmutʿyun; naxagrayin žamanakašrǰan [History of the Armenian language: The Pre-Literary Period] (in Armenian), Yerevan: Academy Press, page 111
  4. ^ Martirosyan, Hrach (2010), “aseɫn”, in Etymological Dictionary of the Armenian Inherited Lexicon (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 8), Leiden, Boston: Brill, page 115

Further reading[edit]

  • 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