սիկղ

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Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Armenian սիկղ (sikł); see below.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

սիկղ (sikł)

  1. (historical) an ancient measure of weight and a coin (6.8 grams or a quarter of an ounce)

Declension[edit]


Old Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek σίκλος (síklos), σίγλος (síglos) borrowed from Hebrew שקל (shékel). The Greek word gave also Latin siclus and together with it spread into other languages: compare French sicle, German Sekel and Russian сикл (sikl), сикель (sikelʹ).

Noun[edit]

սիկղ (sikł)

  1. an ancient measure of weight and a coin (6.8 grams or a quarter of an ounce)

Declension[edit]

Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  • Ačaṙean, Hračʿeay (1971–1979), “սիկղ”, in Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words] (in Armenian), 2nd edition, Yerevan: University Press
  • Petrosean, H. Matatʿeay V. (1879), “սիկղ”, in Nor Baṙagirkʿ Hay-Angliarēn [New Dictionary Armenian–English], Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy