պեղեմ

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Old Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *bel-(to dig). Cognates include Sanskrit बिल(bila, hole, pit) and Irish bealach(way, pass).

Verb[edit]

պեղեմ ‎(pełem)  (aorist indicative պեղեցի)

  1. to dig, to hollow, to excavate, to delve; to sap, to mine, to sink
    պեղել գուբս, հորս‎ ― pełel gubs, hors ― to open a trench, to sink a well
    զարտասուաց աղբիւրս պեղել‎ ― zartasuacʿ ałbiwrs pełel ― to shed tears
  2. to engrave

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References[edit]

  • Petrosean, H. Matatʿeay V. (1879), “պեղեմ”, in Nor Baṙagirkʿ Hay-Angliarēn [New Dictionary Armenian–English], Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy