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EtymologyEdit

From Old Armenian ուղի (ułi).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

ուղի (ułi)

  1. way, track, path
  2. railway
  3. passage, duct
  4. (figuratively) journey, voyage
  5. (figuratively) means, way

DeclensionEdit


Old ArmenianEdit

Alternative formsEdit

  • ուղ () (post-classical)

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Indo-European *ul-. Cognates include Ancient Greek αὐλός (aulós), Russian улица (ulica, street) and улей (ulej, beehive), Norwegian aul (wild angelica), Latin alvus (belly, hollow), Lithuanian aũlas (bootleg) and especially Latvian ula, ule (wheel hub). The root form may be preserved in post-classical ուղ ().

NounEdit

ուղի (ułi)

  1. road, way, route
  2. journey
    յուղի արկանելyułi arkanelto send on a voyage, to start a person on a journey
    յուղի անկանել, ուղւոյ լինելyułi ankanel, ułwoy linelto set out, to start, to leave, to depart, to go away
  3. passage

Usage notesEdit

In compounds the word is sometimes misspelled as ուղղ- (ułł-) by confusion with ուղիղ (ułił).

DeclensionEdit

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DescendantsEdit

ReferencesEdit

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