ուղեղ

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Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Armenian ուղեղ (ułeł).

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Noun[edit]

ուղեղ (ułeł)

  1. brain
  2. (figuratively) mind, intellect

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Old Armenian[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

The origin is uncertain. The oldest form is possibly ուղիղ (ułił), whence the genitive ուղղոյ (ułłoy). Compare also ուղիղ (ułił, straight).

Noun[edit]

ուղեղ (ułeł)

  1. brain
    սենեակ ուղղոյseneak ułłoyskull
    ուղեղ ի գլուխ ունելułeł i glux unelto be judicious, in one's right senses
    թափեալ ուղեղtʿapʿeal ułełhare-brained, empty-headed, giddypated, mad
  2. bone marrow
    մինչեւ ցուղեղ ոսկերացminčʿew cʿułeł oskeracʿto the very marrow of the bones
    • 5th century, Bible, Job 21.24:[1]
      Փոր նորա լի է ճարպով․ ուղիղ նորա շճեսցէ։
      Pʿor nora li ē čarpov; ułił nora ščescʿē.
      • Translation by Claude E. Cox
        His inwards are filled with fat; his marrow will become liquified.

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Descendants[edit]

  • Armenian: ուղեղ (ułeł)

Further reading[edit]

  • Petrosean, H. Matatʿeay V. (1879), “ուղեղ”, in Nor Baṙagirkʿ Hay-Angliarēn [New Dictionary Armenian–English], Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • Awetikʿean, G.; Siwrmēlean, X.; Awgerean, M. (1836–1837), “ուղեղ”, in Nor baṙgirkʿ haykazean lezui [New Dictionary of the Armenian Language] (in Old Armenian), Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • Ačaṙean, Hračʿeay (1971–1979), “ուղեղ”, in Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words] (in Armenian), 2nd edition, reprint of the original 1926–1935 seven-volume edition, Yerevan: University Press

References[edit]

  1. ^ Cox, Claude E. (2006) Armenian Job: reconstructed Greek text, critical edition of the Armenian with English translation (Hebrew University Armenian studies; 8), Leuven – Paris – Dudley, MA: Peeters, page 156