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 մեղուացjag mełuacʿdrone maggot
    գունդ, պարք մեղուացgund, parkʿ mełuacʿswarm of bees
    գործասէր, ճարտար մեղուgorcasēr, čartar mełudiligent, industrious bee
    մեղու բզզէmełu bzzēthe 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
  • 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