եղիճ

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Etymology[edit]

The origin is uncertain. The sense of “shellfish” developed on the model of Ancient Greek κνίδη (knídē, nettle; sea nettle, Actinia).

Noun[edit]

եղիճ (ełič)

  1. nettle
    մշակ եղիճmšak ełičindigo
    եղճի սերմնełči sermnivy
    եղիճկի տակełički takmallow
  2. (post-classical) kind of a shellfish

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References[edit]

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