հաղբք

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Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Armenian հաղբք (hałbkʿ); see it for more.

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Noun[edit]

հաղբք (hałbkʿ)

  1. (archaic) snare, trap

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Old Armenian[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

The earlier form is խաղբք (xałbkʿ), from *խաբղ (*xabł), borrowed from Classical Syriac ܚܒܠܐ (ḥaḇlāʼ, rope, wire), +‎ (-kʿ).

Noun[edit]

հաղբք (hałbkʿpl

  1. snare, trap, ambush, springe, noose
    արկանել ի հաղբսarkanel i hałbsto draw into snare, to entrap, to inveigle
    անկանել ի հաղբսankanel i hałbsto fall into a snare
    ընդ աղբ եւ ընդ խաղբ գալənd ałb ew ənd xałb galto be ill clothed, to be poorly or shabbily dressed
  2. the rope or wire used in a trap

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References[edit]

  • Petrosean, H. Matatʿeay V. (1879), “հաղբք”, in Nor Baṙagirkʿ Hay-Angliarēn [New Dictionary Armenian–English], Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • Ačaṙean, Hračʿeay (1971–1979), “հաղբ”, in Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words] (in Armenian), 2nd edition, Yerevan: University Press