թիթեղն

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Etymology[edit]

According to Ačaṙyan from earlier *թէթեղն ‎(*tʿētʿełn), reduplication of the root *թիղ- ‎(*tʿił-) or *թեղ- ‎(*tʿeł-), from Proto-Indo-European *ptel-, from the root *pet- ‎(to fly). Cognate with Ancient Greek πτίλον ‎(ptílon, feather) and related to թիթեռն ‎(tʿitʿeṙn).

Noun[edit]

թիթեղն ‎(tʿitʿełn)

  1. thin sheet of gold or other metal, lamina
  2. plate, sign, signboard
  3. Alternative form of թիթեռն ‎(tʿitʿeṙn)

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References[edit]

  • Ačaṙean, Hračʿeay (1971–1979), “թիթեղն”, in Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words] (in Armenian), 2nd edition, Yerevan: University Press, published 1926–1935