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Old ArmenianEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

An Iranian borrowing. Compare Persian زنبیل(zambil), Northern Kurdish zembîl, Classical Syriac ܙܒܝܠܐ(zabbīlā, basket), all ultimately from Akkadian 𒂟𒁉𒇻 (/zanbilu, zabbilu/, basket, carrier).

NounEdit

զամբիւղ (zambiwł)

  1. basket
    զամբիւղ միzambiwł mia basketful
    զամբիւղ զգեստուցzambiwł zgestucʿclothes-basket
    զամբիւղ գործոյzambiwł gorcoywork-basket
    զամբիւղ պտղոյzambiwł ptłoybasket of fruit
    զամբիւղ հացիzambiwł hacʿibread-basket

DeclensionEdit

DescendantsEdit

  • Armenian: զամբյուղ (zambyuł)

ReferencesEdit

  • Ačaṙean, Hračʿeay (1973), “զամբիւղ”, in Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words] (in Armenian), volume II, 2nd edition, reprint of the original 1926–1935 seven-volume edition, Yerevan: University Press, page 77ab
  • Awetikʿean, G.; Siwrmēlean, X.; Awgerean, M. (1836), “զամբիւղ”, in Nor baṙgirkʿ haykazean lezui [New Dictionary of the Armenian Language] (in Old Armenian), volume I, Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy, page 710c
  • Petrosean, H. Matatʿeay V. (1879), “զամբիղ”, in Nor Baṙagirkʿ Hay-Angliarēn [New Dictionary Armenian–English], Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy, page 175a