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ArmenianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Armenian ծծումբ (ccumb).

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NounEdit

ծծումբ (ccumb)

  1. sulfur

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Old ArmenianEdit

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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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