բողբոջ

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Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Learned borrowing from Old Armenian բողբոջ (bołboǰ)

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

բողբոջ (bołboǰ)

  1. (botany) bud

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Old Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From *բող-բողջ (*boł-bołǰ), reduplication of *բողջ- (*bołǰ-), from Proto-Indo-European *bʰol-yo-,[1][2][3] from *bʰleh₃-.

Noun[edit]

բողբոջ (bołboǰ)

  1. (botany) shoot, sprout, scion
  2. (botany) bud, germ
  3. (figuratively) offspring, scion, sons, descendants, posterity

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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 42–43
  2. ^ Ačaṙean, Hračʿeay (1971–1979), “բողբոջ”, in Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words] (in Armenian), 2nd edition, Yerevan: University Press
  3. ^ Martirosyan, Hrach (2010) Etymological Dictionary of the Armenian Inherited Lexicon (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 8), Leiden, Boston: Brill, page 181

Further reading[edit]

  • Petrosean, H. Matatʿeay V. (1879), “բողբոջ”, in Nor Baṙagirkʿ Hay-Angliarēn [New Dictionary Armenian–English], Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • Awetikʿean, G.; Siwrmēlean, X.; Awgerean, M. (1836–1837), “բողբոջ”, in Nor baṙgirkʿ haykazean lezui [New Dictionary of the Armenian Language] (in Old Armenian), Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy