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թիթեղն

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Old ArmenianEdit

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EtymologyEdit

According to Ačaṙyan from earlier *թէթեղն (*tʿētʿełn), reduplication of the root *թիղ- (*tʿił-) or *թեղ- (*tʿeł-), from Proto-Indo-European *ptel-, from the root *pet- (to fly). Cognate with Ancient Greek πτῐ́λον (ptílon, feather) and related to թիթեռն (tʿitʿeṙn).

NounEdit

թիթեղն (tʿitʿełn)

  1. thin sheet of gold or other metal, lamina
  2. plate, sign, signboard
  3. Alternative form of թիթեռն (tʿitʿeṙn)

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ReferencesEdit

  • Ačaṙean, Hračʿeay (1971–1979), “թիթեղն”, in Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words] (in Armenian), 2nd edition, Yerevan: University Press