թել

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Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Armenian թել ‎(tʿel).

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Noun[edit]

թել ‎(tʿel)

  1. thread
    բարակ թել‎ ― barak tʿel ― thin thread

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Old Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

The origin is uncertain.

Noun[edit]

թել ‎(tʿel)

  1. thread, filament; fibre
    թել ոսկի‎ ― tʿel oski ― golden thread
    թել արծաթի‎ ― tʿel arcatʿi ― silver thread
    թել երկաթի‎ ― tʿel erkatʿi ― iron or metal wire
    հատանել թելս թելս‎ ― hatanel tʿels tʿels ― to reduce to filaments; to atomize
    թել զթելն յօրինել‎ ― tʿel ztʿeln yōrinel ― to weave thread by thread; to adorn symmetrically
    թելք բանից, պատմութեան‎ ― tʿelkʿ banicʿ, patmutʿean ― the thread of a discourse or story
    հատանել զթել բանին‎ ― hatanel ztʿel banin ― to break the thread of one's argument
    թել կենաց‎ ― tʿel kenacʿ ― the thread of life
    հատանել զթել կենաց‎ ― hatanel ztʿel kenacʿ ― to cut the thread of life, to cut off one's days
  2. (music) chord

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References[edit]

  • Petrosean, H. Matatʿeay V. (1879), “թել”, in Nor Baṙagirkʿ Hay-Angliarēn [New Dictionary Armenian–English], Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • Awetikʿean, G.; Siwrmēlean, X.; Awgerean, M. (1836–1837), “թել”, in Nor baṙgirkʿ haykazean lezui [New Dictionary of the Armenian Language] (in Old Armenian), Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • Ačaṙean, Hračʿeay (1971–1979), “թել”, in Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words] (in Armenian), 2nd edition, Yerevan: University Press, published 1926–1935