ուղի

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Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Armenian ուղի (ułi).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

ուղի (ułi)

  1. way, track, path
  2. railway
  3. passage, duct
  4. (figuratively) journey, voyage
  5. (figuratively) means, way

Declension[edit]


Old Armenian[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

  • ուղ () (post-classical)

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *ul-. Cognates include Ancient Greek αὐλός (aulós), Russian улица (ulica, street) and улей (ulej, beehive), Norwegian aul (wild angelica), Latin alvus (belly, hollow), Lithuanian aũlas (bootleg) and especially Latvian ula, ule (wheel hub). The root form may be preserved in post-classical ուղ ().

Noun[edit]

ուղի (ułi)

  1. road, way, route
  2. journey
    յուղի արկանելyułi arkanelto send on a voyage, to start a person on a journey
    յուղի անկանել, ուղւոյ լինելyułi ankanel, ułwoy linelto set out, to start, to leave, to depart, to go away
  3. passage

Usage notes[edit]

In compounds the word is sometimes misspelled as ուղղ- (ułł-) by confusion with ուղիղ (ułił).

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References[edit]

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