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ArmenianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Armenian փաղփ (pʿałpʿ); see it for more.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

փաղփ (pʿałpʿ)

  1. (archaic) sheen, lustre

DeclensionEdit


Old ArmenianEdit

EtymologyEdit

Back-formation from words like փաղփաղիմ (pʿałpʿałim, I shine) and փաղփաղուն (pʿałpʿałun, shiny), as their root. Those words, however, are composed by reduplication of փաղ- (pʿał-), an alternative form of փայլ (pʿayl).

NounEdit

փաղփ (pʿałpʿ)

  1. sheen, refulgence, lustre

DeclensionEdit

Derived termsEdit

DescendantsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • Petrosean, H. Matatʿeay V. (1879), “փաղփ”, in Nor Baṙagirkʿ Hay-Angliarēn [New Dictionary Armenian–English], Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • Ačaṙean, Hračʿeay (1971–1979), “փաղփ”, in Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words] (in Armenian), 2nd edition, Yerevan: University Press