բալ

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See also: բամ

Armenian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Middle Armenian բալ (bal); see it for more.

Noun[edit]

բալ (bal)

  1. sour cherry (fruit)
Declension[edit]
See also[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

From Old Armenian բալ (bal); see it for more.

Noun[edit]

բալ (bal)

  1. fog
  2. (dialectal) white fleck
Declension[edit]

Middle Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Persian بالو (bālū).

Noun[edit]

բալ (bal), genitive singular բալի (bali)

  1. sweet cherry (fruit)
  2. sour cherry (fruit)

Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  • Ačaṙean, Hračʿeay (1971–1979), “բալ”, in Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words] (in Armenian), 2nd edition, Yerevan: University Press
  • Awetikʿean, G.; Siwrmēlean, X.; Awgerean, M. (1836–1837), “բալ”, in Nor baṙgirkʿ haykazean lezui [New Dictionary of the Armenian Language] (in Old Armenian), Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • Łazaryan, Ṙ. S.; Avetisyan, H. M. (2009), “բալ”, in Miǰin hayereni baṙaran [Dictionary of Middle Armenian] (in Armenian), 2nd edition, Yerevan: University Press, page 105b

Old Armenian[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *bʰl̥H-i-. Cognate with Ancient Greek φαλός (phalós, white), Latvian bāls (pale), balts (white), Old Church Slavonic бѣлъ (bělŭ). See also բիլ (bil).

Noun[edit]

բալ (bal)

  1. fog, mist
  2. (rare) cloud of smoke
  3. (as an adjective, of sight) hazy, dim
Declension[edit]
Derived terms[edit]
Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  • Ačaṙean, Hračʿeay (1971–1979), “բալ”, in Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words] (in Armenian), 2nd edition, Yerevan: University Press
  • Petrosean, H. Matatʿeay V. (1879), “բալ”, in Nor Baṙagirkʿ Hay-Angliarēn [New Dictionary Armenian–English], Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • Martirosyan, Hrach (2010) Etymological Dictionary of the Armenian Inherited Lexicon (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 8), Leiden, Boston: Brill, page 162

Etymology 2[edit]

Verb[edit]

բալ (bal)

  1. infinitive of բամ (bam)
Declension[edit]