ողորկ

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Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Armenian ողորկ (ołork); see it for more.

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ողորկ (ołork) (superlative ամենաողորկ)

  1. smooth, glossy, sleek, polished

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Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *lorgʷ- (smooth). Related to լերկ (lerk, hairless, bald). Cognate with Old Irish lerg.

Adjective[edit]

ողորկ (ołork

  1. sleek, glossy, smooth, terse, polished
  2. level, plane
  3. (figuratively) refined, sweet, affable, agreeable
  4. (figuratively)artful, cunning, crafty
  5. (figuratively) elegant, polite

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References[edit]

  • ողորկ in Mathias Bedrossian (1879), New Dictionary Armenian–English, Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • ողորկ in Hračʿeay Ačaṙean (1971–79), Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words], in 4 vols (second edition), Yerevan: Yerevan State University [Reprint of the original edition: 1926–1935, in 7 volumes, Yerevan]
  • ողորկ in Gabriēl Awetikʿean, Xačʿatur Siwrmēlean, Mkrtičʿ Awgerean (1836–37), Nor baṙgirkʿ haykazean lezui [New Dictionary of the Armenian Language, a.k.a. NHB], in 2 vols, Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy