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ArmenianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Armenian ծծումբ (ccumb).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

ծծումբ (ccumb)

  1. sulfur

DeclensionEdit

Derived termsEdit


Old ArmenianEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

The older spelling is ծծում (ccum), reduplicated from an unknown root *ծում (*cum); compare the Georgian borrowing წუმწუმა (c̣umc̣uma, sulfur; match).

According to J̌ahukyan, this root may be related to the Mediterranean source of Latin sulfur.

NounEdit

ծծումբ (ccumb)

  1. sulfur
    պատել, օծանել ծծմբովpatel, ōcanel ccmbovto dip in, or to mix with sulphur

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DescendantsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • Petrosean, H. Matatʿeay V. (1879), “ծծումբ”, in Nor Baṙagirkʿ Hay-Angliarēn [New Dictionary Armenian–English], Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • Awetikʿean, G.; Siwrmēlean, X.; Awgerean, M. (1836–1837), “ծծումբ”, in Nor baṙgirkʿ haykazean lezui [New Dictionary of the Armenian Language] (in Old Armenian), Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • Ačaṙean, Hračʿeay (1971–1979), “ծծումբ”, in Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words] (in Armenian), 2nd edition, Yerevan: University Press
  • J̌ahukyan, Geworg (2010), “ծծումբ”, in Vahan Sargsyan, editor, Hayeren stugabanakan baṙaran [Armenian Etymological Dictionary] (in Armenian), Yerevan: Asoghik