թիթեղն

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Old Armenian[edit]

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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]

  • թիթեղն in Hračʿeay Ačaṙean (1971–79), Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words], in 4 vols (second edition), Yerevan: Yerevan State University [Reprint of the original edition: 1926–1935, in 7 volumes, Yerevan]