ծծումբ

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Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Armenian ծծումբ (ccumb).

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Noun[edit]

ծծումբ (ccumb)

  1. sulfur

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Old Armenian[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

The older spelling is ծծում (ccum), reduplicated from an unknown root *ծում (*cum); compare the Georgian borrowing წუმწუმა (c̣umc̣uma, sulfur; match).

According to J̌ahukyan, this root may be related to the Mediterranean source of Latin sulfur.

Noun[edit]

ծծումբ (ccumb)

  1. sulfur
    պատել, օծանել ծծմբովpatel, ōcanel ccmbovto dip in, or to mix with sulphur

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References[edit]

  • Petrosean, H. Matatʿeay V. (1879), “ծծումբ”, in Nor Baṙagirkʿ Hay-Angliarēn [New Dictionary Armenian–English], Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • Awetikʿean, G.; Siwrmēlean, X.; Awgerean, M. (1836–1837), “ծծումբ”, in Nor baṙgirkʿ haykazean lezui [New Dictionary of the Armenian Language] (in Old Armenian), Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • Ačaṙean, Hračʿeay (1971–1979), “ծծումբ”, in Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words] (in Armenian), 2nd edition, Yerevan: University Press
  • J̌ahukyan, Geworg (2010), “ծծումբ”, in Sargsyan, Vahan, editor, Hayeren stugabanakan baṙaran [Armenian Etymological Dictionary] (in Armenian), Yerevan: Asoghik