հեղեղ

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Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Armenian հեղեղ (hełeł).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

հեղեղ (hełeł)

  1. flood
  2. torrent

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Old Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Reduplication of the root of հեղում (hełum).

Noun[edit]

հեղեղ (hełeł

  1. flood, torrent
    հեղեղ ջուրցhełeł ǰurcʿ — deluge
    հեղեղ հրոյhełeł hroy — torrent of flame
    հեղեղ մարդկանhełeł mardkan — throng of people, crowd, immense concourse
    հեղեղս արտասուց իջուցանելhełełs artasucʿ iǰucʿanel — to shed a flood of tears
    հոսէին արտասուք իբրեւ զհեղեղhosēin artasukʿ ibrew zhełeł — tears ran down in torrents

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References[edit]

  • հեղեղ in Mathias Bedrossian (1879), New Dictionary Armenian–English, Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • հեղեղ in Gabriēl Awetikʿean, Xačʿatur Siwrmēlean, Mkrtičʿ Awgerean (1836–37), Nor baṙgirkʿ haykazean lezui [New Dictionary of the Armenian Language], in 2 vols, Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • հեղ in Hračʿeay Ačaṙean (1971–79), Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words], in 4 vols (second edition), Yerevan: Yerevan State University
  • Hrach Martirosyan (2010), Etymological Dictionary of the Armenian Inherited Lexicon, Leiden, Boston: Brill Academic Publishers, ISBN 9789004173378, page 403