հեղեղ

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Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Armenian հեղեղ ‎(hełeł).

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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 ջուրց‎ ― hełeł ǰurcʿ ― deluge
    հեղեղ հրոյ‎ ― hełeł hroy ― torrent of flame
    հեղեղ մարդկան‎ ― hełeł mardkan ― throng of people, crowd, immense concourse
    հեղեղս արտասուց իջուցանել‎ ― hełełs artasucʿ iǰucʿanel ― to shed a flood of tears
    հոսէին արտասուք իբրեւ զհեղեղ‎ ― hosēin artasukʿ ibrew zhełeł ― tears ran down in torrents

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References[edit]

  • Petrosean, H. Matatʿeay V. (1879), “հեղեղ”, in Nor Baṙagirkʿ Hay-Angliarēn [New Dictionary Armenian–English], Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • Awetikʿean, G.; Siwrmēlean, X.; Awgerean, M. (1836–1837), “հեղեղ”, in Nor baṙgirkʿ haykazean lezui [New Dictionary of the Armenian Language] (in Old Armenian), Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • Ačaṙean, Hračʿeay (1971–1979), “հեղ”, 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 403