լիճ

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Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Armenian լիճ (lič).

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Noun[edit]

լիճ (lič)

  1. lake

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Old Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

According to Pokorny and J̌ahukyan, from Proto-Indo-European *lēgyā, from the root *leg- (to drip, ooze, flow out), whence also լիկ (lik). Ačaṙyan is hesitant.

Noun[edit]

լիճ (lič)

  1. lake (freshwater or saltwater); pond
    լիճ հրոյlič hroylake of fire, hell
    լիճ լուսոյ/արտասուացlič lusoy/artasuacʿthe eye
    լիճ աղեղանlič ałełanthe space between the chord and the bow
    առ ափն լճինaṙ apʿn lčinthe margin of the lake

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References[edit]

  • Awetikʿean, G.; Siwrmēlean, X.; Awgerean, M. (1836–1837), “լիճ”, in Nor baṙgirkʿ haykazean lezui [New Dictionary of the Armenian Language] (in Old Armenian), Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • Ačaṙean, Hračʿeay (1973), “լիճ”, in Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words] (in Armenian), volume II, 2nd edition, Yerevan: University Press, pages 282–283
  • Petrosean, H. Matatʿeay V. (1879), “լիճ”, in Nor Baṙagirkʿ Hay-Angliarēn [New Dictionary Armenian–English], Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • J̌ahukyan, Geworg (1963), “Stugabanutʿyunner [Etymologies]”, in Patma-banasirakan handes [Historical-Philological Journal][1] (in Armenian), issue 4, page 88
  • J̌ahukyan, Geworg (1987) Hayocʿ lezvi patmutʿyun; naxagrayin žamanakašrǰan [History of the Armenian language: The Pre-Literary Period] (in Armenian), Yerevan: Academy Press, page 135
  • J̌ahukyan, Geworg (2010), “լիճ”, in Sargsyan, Vahan, editor, Hayeren stugabanakan baṙaran [Armenian Etymological Dictionary] (in Armenian), Yerevan: Asoghik, page 297a