ստեղն

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Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Armenian ստեղն(stełn); see below.

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Noun[edit]

ստեղն ‎(stełn)

  1. key (of a piano, keyboard, etc.)
  2. (literature) dactyl
  3. protruding parts of various objects
  4. (archaic) branch, bough of a tree

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Old Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *stel-(stalk, trunk). Cognates include Ancient Greek στέλεχος(stélekhos, stump, stub), στήλη(stḗlē, stela, pillar), Latin stolo(shoot, scion), Old High German stollo, Old Norse stjǫlr(rump), Latvian stulms(bootleg), Russian столб(stolb), столп(stolp) and English stalk.

Noun[edit]

ստեղն ‎(stełn)

  1. (botany) stalk, stem, trunk
  2. (botany) branch, bough, shoot
    ստեղն արձակել‎ ― stełn arjakel ― to branch out, to ramify
  3. (figuratively) something protruding: a pillar of smoke, arm of a candlestick, etc.
    ստեղն ծխոյ‎ ― stełn cxoy ― pillar of smoke
    ստեղունք աշտանակաց‎ ― stełunkʿ aštanakacʿ ― branches of a candelabrum
    ստեղունք եղջերուաց‎ ― stełunkʿ ełǰeruacʿ ― antlers or branches of stags' horns
    ստեղունք դաշնակի‎ ― stełunkʿ dašnaki ― (post-classical) keys, key-board, finger-board of a piano-forte
  4. (literature) dactyl
  5. (music) a kind of Armenian chant
  6. the three arms of the Armenian letter ա(a)

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References[edit]

  • Petrosean, H. Matatʿeay V. (1879), “ստեղն”, in Nor Baṙagirkʿ Hay-Angliarēn [New Dictionary Armenian–English], Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • Awetikʿean, G.; Siwrmēlean, X.; Awgerean, M. (1836–1837), “ստեղն”, in Nor baṙgirkʿ haykazean lezui [New Dictionary of the Armenian Language] (in Old Armenian), Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • Ačaṙean, Hračʿeay (1971–1979), “ստեղն”, in Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words] (in Armenian), 2nd edition, Yerevan: University Press, published 1926–1935