կաղաղ

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Armenian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Armenian կաղաղ (kałał); see it for more.

Noun[edit]

կաղաղ (kałał)

  1. den, lair
Declension[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

The origin is uncertain. Martirosyan suggest connection with Persian چغاله (čaġāla, unripe fruit).

Noun[edit]

կաղաղ (kałał)

  1. (dialectal) unripe, green walnut to make sweets with
Declension[edit]

References[edit]

  • Martirosyan, Hrach (2010) Etymological Dictionary of the Armenian Inherited Lexicon (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 8), Leiden, Boston: Brill, page 347

Old Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *guol- +‎ -աղ (-ał). Cognates include Lithuanian guõlis (den, lair, bed), gùltas (bed, lair), Latvian guļa and perhaps Ancient Greek γωλεός (gōleós, hole).

Noun[edit]

կաղաղ (kałał)

  1. den, lair

Declension[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  • Petrosean, H. Matatʿeay V. (1879), “կաղաղ”, in Nor Baṙagirkʿ Hay-Angliarēn [New Dictionary Armenian–English], Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • Awetikʿean, G.; Siwrmēlean, X.; Awgerean, M. (1836–1837), “կաղաղ”, in Nor baṙgirkʿ haykazean lezui [New Dictionary of the Armenian Language] (in Old Armenian), Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • Ačaṙean, Hračʿeay (1971–1979), “կաղաղ”, in Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words] (in Armenian), 2nd edition, Yerevan: University Press
  • Martirosyan, Hrach (2010) Etymological Dictionary of the Armenian Inherited Lexicon (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 8), Leiden, Boston: Brill, page 346