ճաղ

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Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Georgian ჭალი ‎(č̣ali, spoke of a cart, waggon), shortened from რჭალი ‎(rč̣ali), ჭრჭელი ‎(č̣rč̣eli).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

ճաղ ‎(čał)

  1. knitting needle
  2. rod, bar (of a fence, gate, window, etc.)
    ճաղերի ետևում (č̣aġeri etevum) — behind the bars (in the jail)
  3. baluster
  4. each of the teeth of a comb, hackle
  5. spoke of a wheel
  6. each of the ribs of an umbrella
  7. each of thin rods in the headboard of a bed
  8. thin metal rod having various uses

Declension[edit]

Synonyms[edit]

  • (knitting needle): շյուղ ‎(šyuł) (šyuġ)

Derived terms[edit]

References[edit]

  • Ačaṙean, Hračʿeay (1971–1979), “ճաղ”, in Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words] (in Armenian), 2nd edition, Yerevan: University Press, published 1926–1935