փայլակն

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Old Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From փայլ (pʿayl, shine, glitter) +‎ ակն (akn, eye). Compare Ancient Greek ἀστερ-οπή (aster-opḗ, lightning) for a similar formation.

Noun[edit]

փայլակն (pʿaylakn)

  1. lightning, flash of lightning
    սրավար, արագաթռիչ, իբրեւ զփայլակնsravar, aragatʿṙičʿ, ibrew zpʿaylaknquick, swift as lightning

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References[edit]

  • Petrosean, H. Matatʿeay V. (1879), “փայլակն”, in Nor Baṙagirkʿ Hay-Angliarēn [New Dictionary Armenian–English], Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • Ačaṙean, Hračʿeay (1971–1979), “փայլակն”, in Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words] (in Armenian), 2nd edition, Yerevan: University Press