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EtymologyEdit

From Old Armenian փայլուն (pʿaylun); see it for more.

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

փայլուն (pʿaylun) (superlative ամենափայլուն)

  1. shining, sparkling, glittering
    փայլուն աչքերpʿaylun ačʿkʿersparkling eyes
    մեկի սուրը փայլուն լինելmeki surə pʿaylun linelto be ready for war
  2. (figuratively) joyous, joyful, merry
  3. (figuratively) fresh, lush, abundant
  4. (figuratively) promising, bright, auspicious
  5. (figuratively) splendid, magnificent, brilliant
    փայլուն հաղթանակpʿaylun hałtʿanakmagnificent victory
  6. (figuratively) elevated, lofty, high
  7. (figuratively) eloquent, articulate, well-spoken
  8. (figuratively) successful, excellent, outstanding

DeclensionEdit


Old ArmenianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From փայլեմ (pʿaylem) +‎ -ուն (-un).

AdjectiveEdit

փայլուն (pʿaylun)

  1. clear, polished, bright, shining, sheen, splendid, brilliant
    փայլուն պղինձpʿaylun płinjbrass, yellow copper

DeclensionEdit

DescendantsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • Petrosean, H. Matatʿeay V. (1879), “փայլուն”, in Nor Baṙagirkʿ Hay-Angliarēn [New Dictionary Armenian–English], Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • Awetikʿean, G.; Siwrmēlean, X.; Awgerean, M. (1836–1837), “փայլուն”, in Nor baṙgirkʿ haykazean lezui [New Dictionary of the Armenian Language] (in Old Armenian), Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy