փայլուն

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Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Armenian փայլուն (pʿaylun); see it for more.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

փայլուն (pʿaylun) (superlative ամենափայլուն)

  1. shining, sparkling, glittering
    փայլուն աչքերpʿaylun ačʿkʿersparkling eyes
    մեկի սուրը փայլուն լինելmeki surə pʿaylun linelto be ready for war
  2. (figuratively) joyous, joyful, merry
  3. (figuratively) fresh, lush, abundant
  4. (figuratively) promising, bright, auspicious
  5. (figuratively) splendid, magnificent, brilliant
    փայլուն հաղթանակpʿaylun hałtʿanakmagnificent victory
  6. (figuratively) elevated, lofty, high
  7. (figuratively) eloquent, articulate, well-spoken
  8. (figuratively) successful, excellent, outstanding

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Old Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From փայլեմ (pʿaylem) +‎ -ուն (-un).

Adjective[edit]

փայլուն (pʿaylun)

  1. clear, polished, bright, shining, sheen, splendid, brilliant
    փայլուն պղինձpʿaylun płinjbrass, yellow copper

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References[edit]

  • Petrosean, H. Matatʿeay V. (1879), “փայլուն”, in Nor Baṙagirkʿ Hay-Angliarēn [New Dictionary Armenian–English], Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • Awetikʿean, G.; Siwrmēlean, X.; Awgerean, M. (1836–1837), “փայլուն”, in Nor baṙgirkʿ haykazean lezui [New Dictionary of the Armenian Language] (in Old Armenian), Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy