փող

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Armenian[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Armenian փող (pʿoł).

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Noun[edit]

փող (pʿoł)

  1. (somewhat colloquial) money
    փող աշխատելpʿoł ašxatelto earn money
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Etymology 2[edit]

From Old Armenian փող (pʿoł).

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Noun[edit]

փող (pʿoł)

  1. tubular part of various objects
  2. muzzle, barrel of a weapon
  3. (anatomy) any of various tubular organs
  4. (music) wind instruments in general; trumpet in particular
  5. (archaic) throat; neck; esophagus
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Old Armenian[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

The origin is uncertain.

Noun[edit]

փող (pʿoł)

  1. narrow passage
    փող ծխաքարշիpʿoł cxakʿaršishank of a tobacco-pipe
    փող գրչիpʿoł grčʿibarrel
    փող հրազինուցpʿoł hrazinucʿgun-barrel
  2. (by extension, usually in the plural) throat; neck
    փող սրուակիpʿoł sruakineck or gullet of a bottle
    ունել զոք զփողիցunel zokʿ zpʿołicʿto seize or take one by the throat, to arrest
  3. (by extension) nostril
  4. (by extension) corridor, lobby, passage, gallery
  5. (by extension) a narrow passage between gardens
  6. (by extension) conduit, canal; reed
    փող կապարեայpʿoł kapareaylead-pipe, conduit-pipe
  7. (by extension, music) trumpet, horn; tube, pipe
    փող ականջացpʿoł akanǰacʿear-trumpet
    ձայնատար փողjaynatar pʿołspeaking-trumpet
    հնչիւն փողոյhnčʿiwn pʿołoyblast of trumpet
    ի ձայն փողոյi jayn pʿołoyby sound of trumpet
    փող հարկանել, հնչեցուցանելpʿoł harkanel, hnčʿecʿucʿanelto trumpet, to sound the trumpet, to wind or blow the horn, to play on the horn
    փող երգեհոնիpʿoł ergehoniorgan-pipe
  8. (by extension, figuratively) preacher, apostle
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Etymology 2[edit]

From Persian پول (pūl, change, small money).

Noun[edit]

փող (pʿoł)

  1. small money, asper, mite, sou, halfpenny
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References[edit]

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