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
    ողբքołbkʿelegy
    ողբս առնուլ, յօրինել, զողբս հարկանելołbs aṙnul, yōrinel, zołbs harkanelto lament

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