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ուղեղ

ArmenianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Armenian ուղեղ (ułeł); see it for more.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

ուղեղ (ułeł)

  1. (anatomy) brain
  2. (figuratively) mind, intellect

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Old ArmenianEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

The origin is uncertain. The oldest form is possibly ուղիղ (ułił), whence the genitive ուղղոյ (ułłoy).

NounEdit

ուղեղ (ułeł

  1. brain
    սենեակ ուղղոյseneak ułłoy — skull
    ուղեղ ի գլուխ ունելułeł i glux unel — to be judicious, in one's right senses
    թափեալ ուղեղtʿapʿeal ułeł — hare-brained, empty-headed, giddypated, mad
  2. bone marrow
    մինչեւ ցուղեղ ոսկերացminčʿew cʿułeł oskeracʿ — to the very marrow of the bones

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ReferencesEdit

  • ուղեղ in Mathias Bedrossian (1879), New Dictionary Armenian–English, Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • ուղեղ 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
  • ուղեղ in Hračʿeay Ačaṙean (1971–79), Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words], in 4 vols (second edition), Yerevan: Yerevan State University