փայլուն

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ArmenianEdit

EtymologyEdit

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

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

փայլուն ‎(pʿaylun) ‎(superlative ամենափայլուն)

  1. shining, sparkling, glittering
    փայլուն աչքեր‎ ― pʿaylun ačʿkʿer ― sparkling eyes
    մեկի սուրը փայլուն լինել‎ ― meki surə pʿaylun linel ― to 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 հաղթանակ‎ ― pʿaylun hałtʿanak ― magnificent 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 պղինձ‎ ― pʿaylun płinj ― brass, yellow copper

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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
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