տաւիղ

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Etymology[edit]

From Iranian *tabil. Compare Manichaean Parthian ṯbyl(tabil, tambourine, drum (?)), Ancient Greek ταβάλα(tabála), ταβῆλα(tabêla, Parthian word for a drum). Classical Syriac ܛܒܠܐ(ṭaḇlāʾ), Arabic طَبْل(ṭabl) and Turkish davul are from the same source.

Noun[edit]

տաւիղ ‎(tawił)

  1. ten-stringed harp
    հարկանել զտաւիղ‎ ― harkanel ztawił ― to play on the harp

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References[edit]

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