կոստղ

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Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Armenian կոստղ (kostł).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

կոստղ (kostł)

  1. stump (of a branch or tree)
  2. branch collar (of a tree)
  3. knot, wood knot

Declension[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

References[edit]

  • կոստղ”, in Žamanakakicʿ hayocʿ lezvi bacʿatrakan baṙaran [Explanatory Dictionary of Contemporary Armenian] (in Armenian), Yerevan: Academy Press, 1969–1980

Middle Armenian[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Of the same origin as Old Armenian կոստղ (kostł).

Noun[edit]

կոստղ (kostł)

  1. cover of a book

References[edit]

  • Łazaryan, Ṙ. S.; Avetisyan, H. M. (2009), “կոստղ”, in Miǰin hayereni baṙaran [Dictionary of Middle Armenian] (in Armenian), 2nd edition, Yerevan: University Press, page 382b
  • Martirosyan, Hrach (2010) Etymological Dictionary of the Armenian Inherited Lexicon (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 8), Leiden, Boston: Brill, page 371

Old Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

The origin is uncertain. Usually connected with ոստ (ost). For the initial կ- (k-) compare Russian косты́ль (kostýlʹ), Slovene kostílja (Celtis australis; whip-handle made of this tree). Perhaps of substrate origin. See also Middle Armenian կոստղ (kostł).

Noun[edit]

կոստղ (kostł)

  1. twigs on which bird-lime is smeared to entangle birds

Derived terms[edit]


References[edit]

  • Ačaṙean, Hračʿeay (1971–1979), “կոստղ”, 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 371