փիղ

Definition from Wiktionary, the free dictionary
Jump to: navigation, search

Armenian[edit]

Elefant Tanzània.JPG

Etymology[edit]

From Old Armenian փիղ (pʿił); see it for more.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

փիղ (pʿił)

  1. elephant
  2. (chess) bishop

Declension[edit]

See also[edit]

Chess pieces in Armenian · շախմատի խաղաքար (šaxmati xałakʿar) (layout · text)
♚ ♛ ♜ ♝ ♞ ♟
արքա (arkʿa) թագուհի (tʿaguhi) նավակ (navak) փիղ (pʿił) ձի (ji) զինվոր (zinvor)

Old Armenian[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Persian pyl (pīl). Compare Persian پیل (pīl) and see Akkadian 𒄠𒋛 (pīru) for more.

Noun[edit]

փիղ (pʿił)

  1. elephant
    փիղ մատակpʿił matakshe-elephant, female elephant
    գոչիւն փղիgočʿiwn pʿłitrumpeting of the elephant
    ժանի փղացžani pʿłacʿelephant's tusks, ivory

Declension[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

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