եղն

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Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Armenian եղն (ełn).

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եղն (ełn)

  1. (rare) Synonym of եղնիկ (ełnik)

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Old Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *h₁el-(h₁)en- (red deer, elk). Cognate with Ancient Greek ἑλλός (hellós, deer-calf), ἔλαφος (élaphos, deer), Proto-Slavic *(j)elenь (Russian олень (olenʹ)), Lithuanian elnias.

Noun[edit]

եղն (ełn)

  1. female deer, hind

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References[edit]

  • Awetikʿean, G.; Siwrmēlean, X.; Awgerean, M. (1836–1837), “եղն”, in Nor baṙgirkʿ haykazean lezui [New Dictionary of the Armenian Language] (in Old Armenian), Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • Ačaṙean, Hračʿeay (1971–1979), “եղն”, in Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words] (in Armenian), 2nd edition, Yerevan: University Press
  • Martirosyan, Hrach (2010) Etymological Dictionary of the Armenian Inherited Lexicon (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 8), Leiden, Boston: Brill, page 253