տեղ

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Armenian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Armenian տեղ (teł).

Noun[edit]

տեղ (teł)

  1. place, location, locality, position
    Synonym: վայր (vayr)
    սա իմ տեղը չէsa im tełə čʿēthis is not my place
    քարքարոտ տեղkʿarkʿarot tełrocky locale
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Etymology 2[edit]

Learned borrowing from Old Armenian տեղ (teł).

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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Noun[edit]

տեղ (teł)

  1. spot, place; post
    ի տեղi tełinstead, in substitution for, in the place of
    անցանել ի տեղ ուրուքancʿanel i teł urukʿto stand instead of, to supply the place of, to substitute, to replace
    յամենայն տեղyamenayn tełeverywhere; always
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Etymology 2[edit]

The origin is uncertain.

Ačaṙyan considers a Classical Syriac borrowing, comparing Classical Syriac ܛܠܐ(ṭalāʼ, dew) and noting the alternative form տաղ- (tał-) found in the derived term տաղատարափ (tałatarapʿ).

Noun[edit]

տեղ (teł)

  1. abundant rain
  2. (figuratively) anything falling abundantly from above, shower
    տեղային ի ձեզ զտեղ երկնաւոր շնորհիցնtełayin i jez zteł erknawor šnorhicʿnheavenly graces rained thick upon you
    տեղ ոսկի տեղայր ի փեսայութեանն Արտաշիսիteł oski tełayr i pʿesayutʿeann Artašisigold 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, reprint of the original 1926–1935 seven-volume edition, Yerevan: University Press