Armenian

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Pronunciation

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Etymology 1

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From Old Armenian լամ (lam).

Verb

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լալ (lal)

  1. to weep, to cry
    Synonyms: արտասվել (artasvel), լաց լինել (lacʻ linel), լացել (lacʻel)
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Etymology 2

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From Persian لال (lâl).

Adjective

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լալ (lal) (dialectal)

  1. dumb, mute, not having a power to speak
    Synonym: համր (hamr)
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Noun

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լալ (lal) (dialectal)

  1. (colloquial) dumb, mute person
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Etymology 3

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From Middle Armenian լալ (lal), from Persian لال (lâl).

Noun

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լալ (lal)

  1. a red gemstone
    • ca. 1680–1684, Baṙ girg taliani [An Armenian–Italian Dictionary published in Venice] page 26:[1]
      լալքար[sic]․ ամէթիսթայ
      lalkʻar[sic]; amētʻistʻay
      լալ քար (lal kʻar) = ametista
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Adjective

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լալ (lal)

  1. bright red
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References

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  1. ^ Orengo, Alessandro (2019) “Il ԲԱՌ ԳԻՐԳ ՏԱԼԻԱՆԻ Un dizionario armeno-italiano del XVII secolo”, in U. Bläsing, J. Dum-Tragut, T.M. van Lint, editors, Armenian, Hittite, and Indo-European Studies: A Commemoration Volume for Jos J.S. Weitenberg (Hebrew University Armenian Studies; 15), Leuven: Peeters, page 226

Further reading

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  • Ačaṙean, Hračʻeay (1971–1979) “լալ”, in Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Armenian Etymological Dictionary] (in Armenian), 2nd edition, a reprint of the original 1926–1935 seven-volume edition, Yerevan: University Press
  • Ġazaryan, Ṙ. S., Avetisyan, H. M. (2009) “լալ”, in Miǰin hayereni baṙaran [Dictionary of Middle Armenian] (in Armenian), 2nd edition, Yerevan: University Press
  • լալ”, in Žamanakakicʻ hayocʻ lezvi bacʻatrakan baṙaran [Explanatory Dictionary of Contemporary Armenian] (in Armenian), Yerevan: Academy Press, 1969–1980

Old Armenian

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Verb

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լալ (lal)

  1. infinitive of լամ (lam)

Declension

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