կող

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Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Armenian կող (koł).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

կող (koł)

  1. rib
  2. side, flank

Declension[edit]


Old Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Perhaps from Proto-Indo-European *gol- and cognate with Tocharian A kälyme, Tocharian B kälymiye (direction). Alternatively, of the same origin as կողր (kołr).

Noun[edit]

կող (koł)

  1. rib
    ի կող լինելi koł linelto stretch or lay oneself down, to lie down, to go to bed
  2. side (of a mountain, etc.)
    ընդ կողացənd kołacʿaside, awry, sidelong
    զառ ի կող, առ ի կողzaṙ i koł, aṙ i kołinclining, that bends, that goes stooping
    կողք գրեանցkołkʿ greancʿcover or binding of a book
    անդէն ի կողիandēn i kołidirectly, at once, forthwith
  3. (figuratively) spouse

Declension[edit]

Usage notes[edit]

In some compounds the word has the combining form կողին- (kołin-), which is the genitive of *կողն (*kołn), an alternative form of կող (koł).

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References[edit]

  • Petrosean, H. Matatʿeay V. (1879), “կող”, in Nor Baṙagirkʿ Hay-Angliarēn [New Dictionary Armenian–English], Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • Awetikʿean, G.; Siwrmēlean, X.; Awgerean, M. (1836–1837), “կող”, in Nor baṙgirkʿ haykazean lezui [New Dictionary of the Armenian Language] (in Old Armenian), Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • Ačaṙean, Hračʿeay (1971–1979), “կող”, in Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words] (in Armenian), 2nd edition, Yerevan: University Press, published 1926–1935
  • Martirosyan, Hrach (2010) Etymological Dictionary of the Armenian Inherited Lexicon (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 8), Leiden, Boston: Brill, page 368