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ArmenianEdit

EtymologyEdit

Learned borrowing from Old Armenian ուղիղ (ułił).

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

ուղիղ (ułił) (superlative ամենաուղիղ)

  1. straight, direct
  2. (broadcasting) live

DeclensionEdit

NounEdit

ուղիղ (ułił)

  1. (geometry) straight line

DeclensionEdit

AdverbEdit

ուղիղ (ułił)

  1. straight, directly
  2. (broadcasting) live

Old ArmenianEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

The origin in uncertain.[1][2] Often connected with ուղի (ułi) and ուղեղ (ułeł).[3][4]

AdjectiveEdit

ուղիղ (ułił)

  1. straight, right, direct
    ուղիղ գիծułił gicright line
    ուղիղ անկիւնułił ankiwnright angle
    ուղիղ առնելułił aṙnelto smooth, to prepare; to make ready the way
  2. (figuratively) upright, right, just, honest
    ուղիղ սիրտułił sirthonest, loyal heart
    ուղիղ միտքułił mitkʿupright mind, just judgment

DeclensionEdit

AdverbEdit

ուղիղ (ułił)

  1. directly, straightly
    ուղիղ գնալ ի նպատակնułił gnal i npataknto come to the point, to aim at
  2. (figuratively) uprightly, rightly, justly, well
    ուղիղ վարդապետելułił vardapetelto indoctrinate, to instruct in sound principles
    ուղիղ դատեցարułił datecʿarthou hast rightly judged

Derived termsEdit

DescendantsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Ačaṙean, Hračʿeay (1977), “ուղիղ”, in Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words] (in Armenian), volume III, 2nd edition, reprint of the original 1926–1935 seven-volume edition, Yerevan: University Press, pages 596–597
  2. ^ Olsen, Birgit Anette (1999) The noun in Biblical Armenian: origin and word-formation: with special emphasis on the Indo-European heritage (Trends in linguistics. Studies and monographs; 119), Berlin, New York: Mouton de Gruyter, page 965
  3. ^ Meillet, Antoine (1913) Altarmenisches Elementarbuch (in German), Heidelberg: C. Winter, page 20
  4. ^ J̌ahukyan, Geworg (2010), “ուղիղ”, in Vahan Sargsyan, editor, Hayeren stugabanakan baṙaran [Armenian Etymological Dictionary] (in Armenian), Yerevan: Asoghik, page 748b

Further readingEdit

  • Awetikʿean, G.; Siwrmēlean, X.; Awgerean, M. (1836–1837), “ուղիղ”, in Nor baṙgirkʿ haykazean lezui [New Dictionary of the Armenian Language] (in Old Armenian), Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • Thomson, Robert W. (1989) An Introduction to Classical Armenian, 2nd edition, Delmar, New York: Caravan Books, page 237
  • Petrosean, H. Matatʿeay V. (1879), “ուղիղ”, in Nor Baṙagirkʿ Hay-Angliarēn [New Dictionary Armenian–English], Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy