լինգնաս

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Old Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Perhaps a bastardization of Ancient Greek λύγξ ‎(lúnx).

Noun[edit]

լինգնաս ‎(lingnas)

  1. an unknown animal, perhaps the lynx

References[edit]

  • Martirosyan, Hrach (2010) Etymological Dictionary of the Armenian Inherited Lexicon (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 8), Leiden, Boston: Brill, page 319}
  • Ačaṙean, Hračʿeay (1971–1979), “լինգնաս”, in Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words] (in Armenian), 2nd edition, Yerevan: University Press, published 1926–1935