մեղու

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Armenian[edit]

մեղու

Etymology[edit]

From Old Armenian մեղու(mełu).

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Noun[edit]

մեղու ‎(mełu)

  1. bee

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Old Armenian[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From մեղ-(meł-, honey) +‎ -ու(-u).

Noun[edit]

մեղու ‎(mełu)

  1. bee
    ձագ մեղուաց‎ ― jag mełuacʿ ― drone maggot
    գունդ, պարք մեղուաց‎ ― gund, parkʿ mełuacʿ ― swarm of bees
    գործասէր, ճարտար մեղու‎ ― gorcasēr, čartar mełu ― diligent, industrious bee
    մեղու բզզէ‎ ― mełu bzzē ― the bee buzzes
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Etymology 2[edit]

Noun[edit]

մեղու ‎(mełu)

  1. genitive singular of մեղր(mełr)

References[edit]

  • Ačaṙean, Hračʿeay (1971–1979), “մեղու”, in Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words] (in Armenian), 2nd edition, Yerevan: University Press, published 1926–1935
  • Awetikʿean, G.; Siwrmēlean, X.; Awgerean, M. (1836–1837), “մեղու”, in Nor baṙgirkʿ haykazean lezui [New Dictionary of the Armenian Language] (in Old Armenian), Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • Petrosean, H. Matatʿeay V. (1879), “մեղու”, 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 463