ձեղուն

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Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Armenian ձեղուն (jełun).

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Noun[edit]

ձեղուն (jełun)

  1. (rare) ceiling

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Etymology[edit]

The origin is uncertain. Perhaps from *ձեղ- (*jeł-, log (supporting the ceiling)), from Proto-Indo-European *ǵʰh₁-el-, and connected with ձող (joł) and Georgian ძელი (ʒeli).

Noun[edit]

ձեղուն (jełun)

  1. ceiling
    ձեղուն նաւացjełun nawacʿdeck of a ship
    ձեղուն գահուցjełun gahucʿcanopy
    ձեղուն կառացjełun kaṙacʿroof of a coach
    ձեղուն գլխոյjełun glxoyskull, cranium
  2. (anatomy) palate
    ձեղուն բերանոյjełun beranoypalate

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References[edit]

  • Ačaṙean, Hračʿeay (1971–1979), “ձեղուն”, in Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words] (in Armenian), 2nd edition, Yerevan: University Press, published 1926–1935
  • Petrosean, H. Matatʿeay V. (1879), “ձեղուն”, in Nor Baṙagirkʿ Hay-Angliarēn [New Dictionary Armenian–English], Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • Martirosyan, Hrach (2010) Etymological Dictionary of the Armenian Inherited Lexicon (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 8), Leiden, Boston: Brill, page 431, 437