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հեղեղ

ArmenianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Armenian հեղեղ (hełeł).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

հեղեղ (hełeł)

  1. flood
  2. torrent

DeclensionEdit


Old ArmenianEdit

EtymologyEdit

Reduplication of the root of հեղում (hełum).

NounEdit

հեղեղ (hełeł

  1. flood, torrent
    հեղեղ ջուրցhełeł ǰurcʿ ― deluge
    հեղեղ հրոյhełeł hroy ― torrent of flame
    հեղեղ մարդկանhełeł mardkan ― throng of people, crowd, immense concourse
    հեղեղս արտասուց իջուցանելhełełs artasucʿ iǰucʿanel ― to shed a flood of tears
    հոսէին արտասուք իբրեւ զհեղեղhosēin artasukʿ ibrew zhełeł ― tears ran down in torrents

DeclensionEdit

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DescendantsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • հեղեղ in Mathias Bedrossian (1879), New Dictionary Armenian–English, Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • հեղեղ in Gabriēl Awetikʿean, Xačʿatur Siwrmēlean, Mkrtičʿ Awgerean (1836–37), Nor baṙgirkʿ haykazean lezui [New Dictionary of the Armenian Language], in 2 vols, Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • հեղ in Hračʿeay Ačaṙean (1971–79), Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words], in 4 vols (second edition), Yerevan: Yerevan State University
  • Hrach Martirosyan (2010), Etymological Dictionary of the Armenian Inherited Lexicon, Leiden, Boston: Brill Academic Publishers, ISBN 9789004173378, page 403