See also: -աղ

ArmenianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Armenian աղ ().

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): [ɑʁ]
  • (file)

NounEdit

աղ ()

  1. salt
  2. (figurative) gist, essence

DeclensionEdit


Old ArmenianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Indo-European *seh₂l-. See also աղտ (ałt).

NounEdit

աղ ()

  1. salt
    աղ ուխտի, ուխտ աղի, աղ կնքեալał uxti, uxt ałi, ał knkʿealsign of true friendship
    աղ եւ հացał ew hacʿcommensality, love
    աղ առնուլ, աղ եւ հաց ուտելał aṙnul, ał ew hacʿ utelto eat in company, to be social, to be convivial
    • 5th century, Agatʿangełos, Patmutʿiwn Hayocʿ [History of the Armenians] 106:[1]
      Ես ետ հրաման բերել աղ եւ բորակ եւ բարկ քացախ, եւ ընկենուլ զնա յորսայս, եւ դնել փող եղեգան ի քիթս նորա, եւ արկանել զայն ընդ քիթս նորա։
      Es et hraman berel ew borak ew bark kʿacʿax, ew ənkenul zna yorsays, ew dnel pʿoł ełegan i kʿitʿs nora, ew arkanel zayn ənd kʿitʿs nora.
      • Translation by R. W. Thomson
        And he ordered salt and borax and rough vinegar to be brought, and for him to be turned on his back, his head to be placed in a carpenter's vice, and a reed tube to be put in his nose, and this liquid to be poured down his nose.

DeclensionEdit

Derived termsEdit

DescendantsEdit

  • Armenian: աղ ()

Further readingEdit

  • Ačaṙyan, Hračʿya (1940) Hayocʿ lezvi patmutʿyun [History of the Armenian Language] (in Armenian), volume I, Yerevan: University Press, page 34
  • Ačaṙean, Hračʿeay (1971–1979) , “աղ”, in Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words] (in Armenian), 2nd edition, reprint of the original 1926–1935 seven-volume edition, Yerevan: University Press
  • Awetikʿean, G.; Siwrmēlean, X.; Awgerean, M. (1836–1837) , “աղ”, in Nor baṙgirkʿ haykazean lezui [New Dictionary of the Armenian Language] (in Old Armenian), Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • Fortson, Benjamin W. (2010) Indo-European Language and Culture: An Introduction, second edition, Oxford: Blackwell, page 387–388
  • Martirosyan, Hrach (2010) , “aɫ”, in Etymological Dictionary of the Armenian Inherited Lexicon (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 8), Leiden, Boston: Brill, page 24
  • Petrosean, H. Matatʿeay V. (1879) , “աղ”, in Nor Baṙagirkʿ Hay-Angliarēn [New Dictionary Armenian–English], Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Thomson, R. W. (1972) Agathangelos, History of the Armenians, Albany, NY: State University of New York Press, pages 120–121