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ArmenianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Armenian հեղեղ(hełeł).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

հեղեղ (hełeł)

  1. flood
  2. torrent

DeclensionEdit


Old ArmenianEdit

EtymologyEdit

Reduplication of the root of հեղում(hełum).

NounEdit

հեղեղ (hełeł)

  1. flood, torrent
    հեղեղ ջուրց‎ ― hełeł ǰurcʿdeluge
    հեղեղ հրոյ‎ ― hełeł hroytorrent of flame
    հեղեղ մարդկան‎ ― hełeł mardkanthrong of people, crowd, immense concourse
    հեղեղս արտասուց իջուցանել‎ ― hełełs artasucʿ iǰucʿanelto shed a flood of tears
    հոսէին արտասուք իբրեւ զհեղեղ‎ ― hosēin artasukʿ ibrew zhełełtears ran down in torrents

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ReferencesEdit

  • Petrosean, H. Matatʿeay V. (1879), “հեղեղ”, in Nor Baṙagirkʿ Hay-Angliarēn [New Dictionary Armenian–English], Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • Awetikʿean, G.; Siwrmēlean, X.; Awgerean, M. (1836–1837), “հեղեղ”, in Nor baṙgirkʿ haykazean lezui [New Dictionary of the Armenian Language] (in Old Armenian), Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • Ačaṙean, Hračʿeay (1971–1979), “հեղ”, in Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words] (in Armenian), 2nd edition, Yerevan: University Press, published 1926–1935
  • Martirosyan, Hrach (2010) Etymological Dictionary of the Armenian Inherited Lexicon (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 8), Leiden, Boston: Brill, page 403