լեղի

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Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Armenian լեղի (lełi).

Noun[edit]

լեղի (lełi)

  1. bile, gall
  2. gallbladder
  3. (figuratively) vitriol, acrimonious or caustic speech
  4. (figuratively) anger, ire, wrath
  5. (figuratively) evil, wickedness

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Adjective[edit]

լեղի (lełi) (superlative ամենալեղի)

  1. (figuratively) bitter, acrid, acerbic

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References[edit]

  • Ačaṙean, Hračʿeay (1973), “լեղի”, in Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words] (in Armenian), volume II, 2nd edition, Yerevan: University Press, page 275

Old Armenian[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Of unknown origin.

Noun[edit]

լեղի (lełi)

  1. bile, gall
    պարկ լեղւոյpark lełwoygallbladder
  2. (figuratively) gall, spleen, rancour, malice, wrath, choler

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Adjective[edit]

լեղի (lełi)

  1. bitter

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Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  • Petrosean, H. Matatʿeay V. (1879), “լեղի”, in Nor Baṙagirkʿ Hay-Angliarēn [New Dictionary Armenian–English], Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • Awetikʿean, G.; Siwrmēlean, X.; Awgerean, M. (1836–1837), “լեղի”, in Nor baṙgirkʿ haykazean lezui [New Dictionary of the Armenian Language] (in Old Armenian), Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • Ačaṙean, Hračʿeay (1973), “լեղի”, in Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words] (in Armenian), volume II, 2nd edition, Yerevan: University Press, page 275
  • J̌ahukyan, Geworg (2010), “լեղի”, in Sargsyan, Vahan, editor, Hayeren stugabanakan baṙaran [Armenian Etymological Dictionary] (in Armenian), Yerevan: Asoghik, page 294b