հեղեղ

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 ǰurcʿ ― deluge
    հեղեղ հրոյ‎ ― hełeł hroy ― torrent of flame
    հեղեղ մարդկան‎ ― hełeł mardkan ― throng of people, crowd, immense concourse
    հեղեղս արտասուց իջուցանել‎ ― hełełs artasucʿ iǰucʿanel ― to shed a flood of tears
    հոսէին արտասուք իբրեւ զհեղեղ‎ ― hosēin artasukʿ ibrew zhełeł ― tears ran down in torrents

DeclensionEdit

Derived termsEdit

DescendantsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • հեղեղ in Mathias Bedrossian (1879), New Dictionary Armenian–English, Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • հեղեղ in Gabriēl Awetikʿean, Xačʿatur Siwrmēlean, Mkrtičʿ Awgerean (1836–37), Nor baṙgirkʿ haykazean lezui [New Dictionary of the Armenian Language, a.k.a. NHB], in 2 vols, Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • հեղ in Hračʿeay Ačaṙean (1971–79), Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words], in 4 vols (second edition), Yerevan: Yerevan State University [Reprint of the original edition: 1926–1935, in 7 volumes, Yerevan]
  • Hrach Martirosyan (2010), Etymological Dictionary of the Armenian Inherited Lexicon, Leiden, Boston: Brill Academic Publishers, ISBN 9789004173378, page 403
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