ուղի

ArmenianEdit

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 արկանել‎ ― yułi arkanel ― to send on a voyage, to start a person on a journey
    յուղի անկանել, ուղւոյ լինել‎ ― yułi ankanel, ułwoy linel ― to set out, to start, to leave, to depart, to go away
  3. passage

DeclensionEdit

Usage notesEdit

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

Derived termsEdit

DescendantsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • ուղի in Mathias Bedrossian (1879), New Dictionary Armenian–English, Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • ուղի in Gabriēl Awetikʿean, Xačʿatur Siwrmēlean, Mkrtičʿ Awgerean (1836–37), Nor baṙgirkʿ haykazean lezui [New Dictionary of the Armenian Language, a.k.a. NHB], in 2 vols, Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • ուղի in Hračʿeay Ačaṙean (1971–79), Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words], in 4 vols (second edition), Yerevan: Yerevan State University [Reprint of the original edition: 1926–1935, in 7 volumes, Yerevan]
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