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ArmenianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Armenian ձեղուն (jełun).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

ձեղուն (jełun)

  1. (rare) ceiling

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Old ArmenianEdit

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EtymologyEdit

The origin is uncertain. Perhaps from *ձեղ- (*jeł-, log (supporting the ceiling)), from Proto-Indo-European *ǵʰh₁-el-, and connected with ձող (joł) and Georgian ძელი (ʒeli).

NounEdit

ձեղուն (jełun)

  1. ceiling
    ձեղուն նաւացjełun nawacʿdeck of a ship
    ձեղուն գահուցjełun gahucʿcanopy
    ձեղուն կառացjełun kaṙacʿroof of a coach
    ձեղուն գլխոյjełun glxoyskull, cranium
  2. (anatomy) palate
    ձեղուն բերանոյjełun beranoypalate

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DescendantsEdit

  • Armenian: ձեղուն (jełun)

ReferencesEdit

  • Ačaṙean, Hračʿeay (1971–1979), “ձեղուն”, in Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words] (in Armenian), 2nd edition, reprint of the original 1926–1935 seven-volume edition, Yerevan: University Press
  • Petrosean, H. Matatʿeay V. (1879), “ձեղուն”, in Nor Baṙagirkʿ Hay-Angliarēn [New Dictionary Armenian–English], Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • Martirosyan, Hrach (2010) Etymological Dictionary of the Armenian Inherited Lexicon (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 8), Leiden, Boston: Brill, page 431, 437