գեղձ

See also: գեղձք

ArmenianEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

Learned borrowing from Old Armenian գեղձ (gełj)

NounEdit

գեղձ (gełj)

  1. convolvulus
    գեղձ բարձրաձիգgełj barjrajigSmilax excelsa L.
  2. Alternative form of գեղձի (gełji)
DeclensionEdit
Derived termsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

Learned borrowing from Old Armenian գեղձք (gełjkʿ)

NounEdit

գեղձ (gełj)

  1. gland
DeclensionEdit

Old ArmenianEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Proto-Armenian *gel- (to twist; to squeeze), from Proto-Indo-European *welH- (to twist, wind, turn), whence գելում (gelum, to twist), grown with (-j).[1][2][3] Compare Latin con-volvulus. See also գաղձն (gałjn).

NounEdit

գեղձ (gełj)

  1. bindweed, convolvulus
  2. yew-tree
DescendantsEdit
  • Armenian: գեղձ (gełj)

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Ačaṙean, Hračʿeay, “գեղձ”, in Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words]‎[1] (in Armenian), 2nd edition, reprint of the original 1926–1935 seven-volume edition, Yerevan: University Press, 1971–1979
  2. ^ Ačaṙyan, Hračʿya, Hayocʿ lezvi patmutʿyun [History of the Armenian Language] (in Armenian), volume I, Yerevan: University Press, 1940, pages 42–43
  3. ^ Martirosyan, Hrach, Etymological Dictionary of the Armenian Inherited Lexicon (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 8), Leiden, Boston: Brill, 2010, page 203

Further readingEdit

  • Petrosean, H. Matatʿeay V., “գեղձ”, in Nor Baṙagirkʿ Hay-Angliarēn [New Dictionary Armenian–English]‎[3], Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy, 1879
  • Awetikʿean, G.; Siwrmēlean, X.; Awgerean, M., “գեղձ”, in Nor baṙgirkʿ haykazean lezui [New Dictionary of the Armenian Language]‎[4] (in Old Armenian), Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy, 1836–1837

Etymology 2Edit

From Proto-Indo-European *welh₁- (to choose; to want), grown with (-j).[1][2]

NounEdit

գեղձ (gełj)

  1. strong or intense desire, eagerness, wish, longing
SynonymsEdit
Derived termsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Ačaṙean, Hračʿeay, “գեղձ”, in Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words]‎[2] (in Armenian), volume I, 2nd edition, reprint of the original 1926–1935 seven-volume edition, Yerevan: University Press, 1971, pages 535ab
  2. ^ Ačaṙyan, Hračʿya, Hayocʿ lezvi patmutʿyun [History of the Armenian Language] (in Armenian), volume I, Yerevan: University Press, 1940, pages 44–45

Further readingEdit

  • Awetikʿean, G.; Siwrmēlean, X.; Awgerean, M., “գեղձ”, in Nor baṙgirkʿ haykazean lezui [New Dictionary of the Armenian Language]‎[5] (in Old Armenian), volume I, Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy, 1836, page 539b
  • Petrosean, H. Matatʿeay V., “գեղձ”, in Nor Baṙagirkʿ Hay-Angliarēn [New Dictionary Armenian–English]‎[6], Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy, 1879, page 115b