ողբ

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Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Armenian ողբ ‎(ołb).

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Noun[edit]

ողբ ‎(ołb)

  1. lamentation, wail, bewailing

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References[edit]

  • Dum-Tragut, Jasmine (2009) Armenian: Modern Eastern Armenian (London Oriental and African Language Library; 14), Amsterdam, Philadelphia: John Benjamins Publishing Company, page 24
  • Barsełyan, Hovhannes (1973), “ողբ”, in Hayeren ułłagrakan-ułłaxosakan, terminabanakan baṙaran [Armenian Orthographic–Orthoepic Terminological Dictionary] (in Armenian), Yerevan: Luys, page 740a

Old Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *olbʰ-, grown from the onomatopoeic root *ol-, *el-, whence possibly also աղաչեմ ‎(ałačʿem), աղաւթք ‎(aławtʿkʿ), աղատեմ ‎(ałatem), աղատ ‎(ałat), աղմուկ ‎(ałmuk). Cognate with Lithuanian ulbauti ‎(to warble) and Ancient Greek ὀλοφύρομαι ‎(olophúromai, to lament). Further cognate with Lithuanian nu-aldė́ti ‎(to sound), Old Norse jálmr ‎(noise), Saterland Frisian ulken ‎(to cry, to mock), Swedish alken ‎(to begin to growl), Ancient Greek ὀλολύζω ‎(ololúzō, to cry out loudly, call, moan), ἔλεγος ‎(élegos).

Noun[edit]

ողբ ‎(ołb)

  1. lamentation, complaint, groaning, wailing, moans, tears
    ողբք‎ ― ołbkʿ ― elegy
    ողբս առնուլ, յօրինել, զողբս հարկանել‎ ― ołbs aṙnul, yōrinel, zołbs harkanel ― to lament

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References[edit]

  • Petrosean, H. Matatʿeay V. (1879), “ողբ”, in Nor Baṙagirkʿ Hay-Angliarēn [New Dictionary Armenian–English], Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • Awetikʿean, G.; Siwrmēlean, X.; Awgerean, M. (1836–1837), “ողբ”, in Nor baṙgirkʿ haykazean lezui [New Dictionary of the Armenian Language] (in Old Armenian), Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • Ačaṙean, Hračʿeay (1971–1979), “ողբ”, in Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words] (in Armenian), 2nd edition, Yerevan: University Press, published 1926–1935
  • Pokorny, Julius (1959), “⁴el-, ol-”, in Indogermanisches etymologisches Wörterbuch [Indo-European Etymological Dictionary] (in German), volume I, Bern, München: Francke Verlag, page 306