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 թելbarak tʿelthin thread

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Old Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

The origin is uncertain.

Noun[edit]

թել (tʿel)

  1. thread, filament; fibre
    թել ոսկիtʿel oskigolden thread
    թել արծաթիtʿel arcatʿisilver thread
    թել երկաթիtʿel erkatʿiiron or metal wire
    հատանել թելս թելսhatanel tʿels tʿelsto reduce to filaments; to atomize
    թել զթելն յօրինելtʿel ztʿeln yōrinelto weave thread by thread; to adorn symmetrically
    թելք բանից, պատմութեանtʿelkʿ banicʿ, patmutʿeanthe thread of a discourse or story
    հատանել զթել բանինhatanel ztʿel baninto break the thread of one's argument
    թել կենացtʿel kenacʿthe thread of life
    հատանել զթել կենացhatanel ztʿel kenacʿto 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