փայծաղն

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Old Armenian[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From earlier *փայղծան (*pʿayłcan), from Proto-Indo-European. Cognate with Ancient Greek σπλήν (splḗn) (whence English spleen), Latin lien, Sanskrit प्लीहन् (plīhan), Avestan [script needed] (sparazan), Lithuanian blužnìs, Old Church Slavonic слѣзена (slězena) (Russian селезёнка (selezjónka)).

Noun[edit]

փայծաղն (pʿaycałn)

  1. (anatomy) spleen

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References[edit]

  • Petrosean, H. Matatʿeay V. (1879), “փայծաղն”, in Nor Baṙagirkʿ Hay-Angliarēn [New Dictionary Armenian–English], Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • Ačaṙean, Hračʿeay (1971–1979), “փայծաղն”, in Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words] (in Armenian), 2nd edition, Yerevan: University Press, published 1926–1935