շղթայ

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Old Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From earlier *շշղթայ (*ššłtʿay), from dialectal Classical Syriac *šišiltāʼ, which must have existed alongside the regular ܫܝܫܠܬܐ (šēšaltāʼ, chain).

Noun[edit]

շղթայ (šłtʿay)

  1. chain
    շղթայ ոսկիšłtʿay oskigold chain
    շղթայք գերութեանšłtʿaykʿ gerutʿeanthe bonds of slavery
    արկանել ի շղթայսarkanel i šłtʿaysto chain, to enchain, to put in chains, irons or fetters
    խորտակել զշղթայսxortakel zšłtʿaysto break one's chains
  2. (figuratively) chain, concatenation, continuity, series

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References[edit]

  • Petrosean, H. Matatʿeay V. (1879), “շղթայ”, in Nor Baṙagirkʿ Hay-Angliarēn [New Dictionary Armenian–English], Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • Ačaṙean, Hračʿeay (1971–1979), “շղթայ”, in Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words] (in Armenian), 2nd edition, Yerevan: University Press