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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

  • 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, published 1926–1935
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