ուղեղ

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Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Armenian ուղեղ ‎(ułeł); see it for more.

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Noun[edit]

ուղեղ ‎(ułeł)

  1. (anatomy) 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).

Noun[edit]

ուղեղ ‎(ułeł)

  1. brain
    սենեակ ուղղոյ‎ ― seneak ułłoy ― skull
    ուղեղ ի գլուխ ունել‎ ― ułeł i glux unel ― to be judicious, in one's right senses
    թափեալ ուղեղ‎ ― tʿapʿeal ułeł ― hare-brained, empty-headed, giddypated, mad
  2. bone marrow
    մինչեւ ցուղեղ ոսկերաց‎ ― minčʿew cʿułeł oskeracʿ ― to the very marrow of the bones

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References[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, Yerevan: University Press, published 1926–1935