գուբ

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Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Armenian գուբ (gub); see below.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

գուբ (gub)

  1. deep hole, pit
  2. a deep cemented pit in a winepress into which the juice of pressed vine is poured
  3. puddle
  4. trough-shaped vessel for storing water
  5. grave pit
  6. (figuratively) difficult situation

Declension[edit]

References[edit]

  • Ačaṙean, Hračʿeay (1971–1979), “գուբ”, in Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words] (in Armenian), 2nd edition, Yerevan: University Press, published 1926–1935
  • Ałayan, Ēduard (1976), “գուբ”, in Ardi hayereni bacʿatrakan baṙaran [Explanatory Dictionary of Modern Armenian] (in Armenian), Yerevan: Hayastan

Old Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Classical Syriac ܓܘܒ (gubb), ܓܘܒܐ (gubbā, pit, hole, well, prison).

Noun[edit]

գուբ (gub)

  1. pit, hole, ditch, hollow
  2. well, cistern
  3. abyss
  4. subterranean place
  5. cell of a honeycomb
  6. pipe, tube, conduit

Declension[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  • Petrosean, H. Matatʿeay V. (1879), “գուբ”, in Nor Baṙagirkʿ Hay-Angliarēn [New Dictionary Armenian–English], Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • Ačaṙean, Hračʿeay (1971–1979), “գուբ”, in Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words] (in Armenian), 2nd edition, Yerevan: University Press, published 1926–1935