կաղջին

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Armenian[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Middle Armenian կաղջին (kałǰin).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

կաղջին (kałǰin)

  1. kind of clayey soil

Declension[edit]


Middle Armenian[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Perhaps from Proto-Indo-European *gl̥yeh₂- (sticky stuff, clay) +‎ -ին (-in).

Noun[edit]

կաղջին (kałǰin)

  1. mortar, a kind of clayey soil

Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  • Łazaryan, Ṙ. S.; Avetisyan, H. M. (2009), “կաղճին”, in Miǰin hayereni baṙaran [Dictionary of Middle Armenian] (in Armenian), 2nd edition, Yerevan: University Press, page 355b
  • Awetikʿean, G.; Siwrmēlean, X.; Awgerean, M. (1836–1837), “կաղջին”, in Nor baṙgirkʿ haykazean lezui [New Dictionary of the Armenian Language] (in Old Armenian), Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • Ačaṙean, Hračʿeay (1971–1979), “կաղջին”, 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 350