Old ArmenianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From յ- (y-) +‎ Proto-Armenian *li- (full), from Proto-Indo-European *pleh₁-. For the semantics compare French pleine (full; pregnant), Latin im-pleō (to fill; to make pregnant).

AdjectiveEdit

յղի (yłi)

  1. pregnant
    յղի լինելyłi linelto be with a child or young

DeclensionEdit

Derived termsEdit

DescendantsEdit

  • Armenian: հղի (hłi)

ReferencesEdit

  • Petrosean, H. Matatʿeay V. (1879) , “յղի”, in Nor Baṙagirkʿ Hay-Angliarēn [New Dictionary Armenian–English], Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • Awetikʿean, G.; Siwrmēlean, X.; Awgerean, M. (1836–1837) , “յղի”, in Nor baṙgirkʿ haykazean lezui [New Dictionary of the Armenian Language] (in Old Armenian), Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • Ačaṙean, Hračʿeay (1971–1979) , “յղի”, 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
  • Martirosyan, Hrach (2010) Etymological Dictionary of the Armenian Inherited Lexicon (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 8), Leiden, Boston: Brill, page 493