տեղ

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Armenian[edit]

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Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Armenian տեղ ‎(teł); see below.

Noun[edit]

տեղ ‎(teł)

  1. place, location, locality, position
    սա իմ տեղը չէ‎ ― sa im tełə čʿē ― this is not my place
    քարքարոտ տեղ‎ ― kʿarkʿarot teł ― rocky locale
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Etymology 2[edit]

From Old Armenian տեղ ‎(teł); see below.

Noun[edit]

տեղ ‎(teł)

  1. (archaic) abundant rain
  2. (archaic, figuratively) anything falling abundantly from above, shower
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Old Armenian[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From earlier ետղ ‎(etł), from Proto-Indo-European *sedlo-, from *sed- ‎(to sit). Cognates include Ancient Greek (Laconia) ἑλλά ‎(hellá, seat), Latin sella ‎(seat, chair, saddle), Old Church Slavonic седьло ‎(sedĭlo) (Russian седло ‎(sedlo)), Old High German sezzal ‎(seat) (German Sessel) and Old English setl (English settle).

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  • ետղ ‎(etł) (more archaic)

Noun[edit]

տեղ ‎(teł)

  1. spot, place; post
    ի տեղ‎ ― i teł ― instead, in substitution for, in the place of
    անցանել ի տեղ ուրուք‎ ― ancʿanel i teł urukʿ ― to stand instead of, to supply the place of, to substitute, to replace
    յամենայն տեղ‎ ― yamenayn teł ― everywhere; always
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Etymology 2[edit]

A Classical Syriac borrowing. Compare Classical Syriac ܛܠܐ ‎(ṭalāʼ, dew). Note the form տաղ- ‎(tał-) found in the spelling of տաղատարափ ‎(tałatarapʿ).

Noun[edit]

տեղ ‎(teł)

  1. abundant rain
  2. (figuratively) anything falling abundantly from above, shower
    տեղային ի ձեզ զտեղ երկնաւոր շնորհիցն‎ ― tełayin i jez zteł erknawor šnorhicʿn ― heavenly graces rained thick upon you
    տեղ ոսկի տեղայր ի փեսայութեանն Արտաշիսի‎ ― teł oski tełayr i pʿesayutʿeann Artašisi ― gold fell in showers at the nuptials of Artashes
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References[edit]

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