Armenian

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Pronunciation

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Etymology 1

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From Middle Armenian մգլահոտ (mglahot).

Adjective

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մգլահոտ (mglahot) (superlative ամենամգլահոտ)

  1. smelling like mould
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Noun

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մգլահոտ (mglahot)

  1. smell of mould
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Etymology 2

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From *մգլել (*mglel, to scorch, singe), which is probably related to մգլել (mglel, to cloud), -ա- (-a-) +‎ հոտ (hot).

Noun

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մգլահոտ (mglahot)

  1. (dialectal) smell of singeing
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References

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  • մգլահոտ”, in Žamanakakicʻ hayocʻ lezvi bacʻatrakan baṙaran [Explanatory Dictionary of Contemporary Armenian] (in Armenian), Yerevan: Academy Press, 1969–1980
  • Martirosyan, Hrach (2010) Etymological Dictionary of the Armenian Inherited Lexicon (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 8), Leiden and Boston: Brill, page 457

Middle Armenian

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Alternative forms

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Etymology

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From *մգլիլ (*mglil, to rot, spoil, mould) +‎ -ա- (-a-) +‎ հոտ (hot). See մգլել (mglel) for more.

Adjective

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մգլահոտ (mglahot)

  1. smelling like mould

Noun

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մգլահոտ (mglahot)

  1. smell of mould

Descendants

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  • Armenian: մգլահոտ (mglahot)

References

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  • Awetikʻean, G., Siwrmēlean, X., Awgerean, M. (1836–1837) “մգլահոտ”, in Nor baṙgirkʻ haykazean lezui [New Dictionary of the Armenian Language] (in Old Armenian), Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • Hübschmann, Heinrich (1892) “Die semitischen Lehnwörter im Altarmenischen”, in Zeitschrift der Deutschen Morgenländischen Gesellschaft[1] (in German), volume 46, page 245 Nr. 77
  • Lagarde, Paul de (1877) Armenische Studien (in German), Göttingen: Dieterich, § 1463, page 102
  • Martirosyan, Hrach (2010) Etymological Dictionary of the Armenian Inherited Lexicon (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 8), Leiden and Boston: Brill, page 457
  • Ġazaryan, Ṙuben, Avetisyan, Henrik (2009) “մգլահոտ”, in Miǰin hayereni baṙaran [Dictionary of Middle Armenian] (in Armenian), 2nd edition, Yerevan: University Press
  • Petrosean, Matatʻeay (1879) “մգլահոտ”, in Nor Baṙagirkʻ Hay-Angliarēn [New Dictionary Armenian–English], Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy