ելակ

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Armenian[edit]

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Alternative forms[edit]

  • յելակ ‎(yelak) (reformed orthography spelling in 1922–1940)
  • ելագ ‎(elag) (obsolete)

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Armenian ելակ ‎(elak).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

ելակ ‎(elak)

  1. garden strawberry

Declension[edit]

Usage notes[edit]

In colloquial speech Russian клубни́ка ‎(klubníka) is often used instead.


Middle Armenian[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From a Kipchak Turkic language. Compare Bashkir еләк ‎(yeläk).

Noun[edit]

ելակ ‎(elak)

  1. strawberry (fruit and plant of the genus Fragaria)

Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  • Łazaryan, Ṙ. S.; Avetisyan, H. M. (2009), “ելագ”, in Miǰin hayereni baṙaran [Dictionary of Middle Armenian] (in Armenian), 2nd edition, Yerevan: University Press
  • Ačaṙean, Hračʿeay (1971–1979), “ելակ”, in Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words] (in Armenian), 2nd edition, Yerevan: University Press, published 1926–1935
  • Awetikʿean, G.; Siwrmēlean, X.; Awgerean, M. (1836–1837), “ելագ”, in Nor baṙgirkʿ haykazean lezui [New Dictionary of the Armenian Language] (in Old Armenian), Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy