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EtymologyEdit

From Old Armenian ուղեղ (ułeł); see it for more.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

ուղեղ (ułeł)

  1. (anatomy) brain
  2. (figuratively) mind, intellect

DeclensionEdit


Old ArmenianEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

The origin is uncertain. The oldest form is possibly ուղիղ (ułił), whence the genitive ուղղոյ (ułłoy).

NounEdit

ուղեղ (ułeł)

  1. brain
    սենեակ ուղղոյseneak ułłoyskull
    ուղեղ ի գլուխ ունելułeł i glux unelto be judicious, in one's right senses
    թափեալ ուղեղtʿapʿeal ułełhare-brained, empty-headed, giddypated, mad
  2. bone marrow
    մինչեւ ցուղեղ ոսկերացminčʿew cʿułeł oskeracʿto the very marrow of the bones

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ReferencesEdit

  • Petrosean, H. Matatʿeay V. (1879), “ուղեղ”, in Nor Baṙagirkʿ Hay-Angliarēn [New Dictionary Armenian–English], Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • Awetikʿean, G.; Siwrmēlean, X.; Awgerean, M. (1836–1837), “ուղեղ”, in Nor baṙgirkʿ haykazean lezui [New Dictionary of the Armenian Language] (in Old Armenian), Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • Ačaṙean, Hračʿeay (1971–1979), “ուղեղ”, in Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words] (in Armenian), 2nd edition, Yerevan: University Press