պղպեղ

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Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Learned borrowing from Old Armenian պղպեղ (płpeł).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

պղպեղ (płpeł)

  1. pepper (plant of the family Piperaceae)
    Synonyms: տաքդեղ (takʿdeł), բիբար (bibar)
  2. pepper (plant of the genus Capsicum)
    Synonyms: տաքդեղ (takʿdeł), բիբար (bibar)

Declension[edit]


Old Armenian[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Middle Iranian. Compare Persian پلپل(pelpel) and the loanword Georgian პილპილი (ṗilṗili).

Noun[edit]

պղպեղ (płpeł)

  1. pepper (plant of the family Piperaceae)

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Descendants[edit]

  • Armenian: պղպեղ (płpeł)

Further reading[edit]

  • Ačaṙean, Hračʿeay (1971–1979), “պղպեղ”, 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
  • Awetikʿean, G.; Siwrmēlean, X.; Awgerean, M. (1836–1837), “պղպեղ”, in Nor baṙgirkʿ haykazean lezui [New Dictionary of the Armenian Language] (in Old Armenian), Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • Hübschmann, Heinrich (1897) Armenische Grammatik. 1. Theil: Armenische Etymologie (in German), Leipzig: Breitkopf & Härtel, page 231
  • Petrosean, H. Matatʿeay V. (1879), “պղպեղ”, in Nor Baṙagirkʿ Hay-Angliarēn [New Dictionary Armenian–English], Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy