դագաղ

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Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Armenian դագաղ (dagał); see it for more.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

դագաղ (dagał)

  1. coffin

Declension[edit]


Old Armenian[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

The origin is uncertain. Perhaps from Proto-Indo-European *dʰogʷ-, *dʰegʷʰ- (to burn), from the custom of cremating the corpses.

Noun[edit]

դագաղ (dagał)

  1. bier
  2. litter
  3. gridiron, grate (torture mechanism)

Declension[edit]

Usage notes[edit]

Classically used only in the plural.

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Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  • Petrosean, H. Matatʿeay V. (1879), “դագաղ”, in Nor Baṙagirkʿ Hay-Angliarēn [New Dictionary Armenian–English], Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • Awetikʿean, G.; Siwrmēlean, X.; Awgerean, M. (1836–1837), “դագաղ”, in Nor baṙgirkʿ haykazean lezui [New Dictionary of the Armenian Language] (in Old Armenian), Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • Ačaṙean, Hračʿeay (1971–1979), “դագաղ”, in Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words] (in Armenian), 2nd edition, Yerevan: University Press
  • J̌ahukyan, Geworg (2010), “դագաղ”, in Sargsyan, Vahan, editor, Hayeren stugabanakan baṙaran [Armenian Etymological Dictionary] (in Armenian), Yerevan: Asoghik