փաղանգ

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Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Armenian փաղանգ(pʿałang).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

փաղանգ ‎(pʿałang)

  1. (historical) phalanx
  2. (figuratively) rank; file
  3. sun spider, wind scorpion

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Usage notes[edit]

Among Eastern Armenians (except Iran) colloquially Russian фаланга(falanga) is more common for all senses.


Old Armenian[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek φάλαγξ(phálanx).

Noun[edit]

փաղանգ ‎(pʿałang)

  1. phalanx, legion
  2. troop; caravan
  3. a kind of a spider

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References[edit]

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