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ուղի

ArmenianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Armenian ուղի (ułi).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

ուղի (ułi)

  1. way, track, path
  2. railway
  3. passage, duct
  4. (figuratively) journey, voyage
  5. (figuratively) means, way

DeclensionEdit


Old ArmenianEdit

Alternative formsEdit

  • ուղ () (post-classical)

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Indo-European *ul-. Cognates include Ancient Greek αὐλός (aulós), Russian улица (ulica, street) and улей (ulej, beehive), Norwegian aul (wild angelica), Latin alvus (belly, hollow), Lithuanian aulas (bootleg) and especially Latvian ula, ulá (hole of a wheel hub). The root form may be preserved in post-classical ուղ ().

NounEdit

ուղի (ułi

  1. road, way, route
  2. journey
    յուղի արկանելyułi arkanel ― to send on a voyage, to start a person on a journey
    յուղի անկանել, ուղւոյ լինելyułi ankanel, ułwoy linel ― to set out, to start, to leave, to depart, to go away
  3. passage

DeclensionEdit

Usage notesEdit

In compounds the word is sometimes misspelled as ուղղ- (ułł-) by confusion with ուղիղ (ułił).

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ReferencesEdit

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