տարգալ

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Old Armenian[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *dr̥w-, from *dóru ‎(tree), grown with -l. Spoons were made of wood. Among the cognates compare especially Sanskrit दर्वि ‎(dárvi-, ladle).

Noun[edit]

տարգալ ‎(targal)

  1. spoon
    տարգալ մի‎ ― targal mi ― spoonful
    խորոփիք տարգալի‎ ― xoropʿikʿ targali ― bowl of a spoon

Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

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