այրուկ

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See also: այրուք

Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Armenian այրուկ (ayruk); see it for more.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

այրուկ (ayruk)

  1. (pejorative) small man, puny man

Declension[edit]

References[edit]

  • այրուկ in Ēduard Ałayan (1976), Ardi hayereni bacʿatrakan baṙaran [Explanatory Dictionary of Modern Armenian], in 2 vols, Yerevan: Hayastan

Old Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From այր (ayr) +‎ -ուկ (-uk).

Noun[edit]

այրուկ (ayruk

  1. dwarf, very little man

Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  • այրուկ in Mathias Bedrossian (1879), New Dictionary Armenian–English, Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • այրուկ in Gabriēl Awetikʿean, Xačʿatur Siwrmēlean, Mkrtičʿ Awgerean (1836–37), Nor baṙgirkʿ haykazean lezui [New Dictionary of the Armenian Language], in 2 vols, Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy