անձուկ

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Armenian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Armenian անձուկ (anjuk); see it for more.

Adjective[edit]

անձուկ (anjuk) (superlative ամենաանձուկ)

  1. narrow, strait
    անձուկ փողոցanjuk pʿołocʿ ― narrow street
  2. (figuratively) constrained, straitened
    անձուկ պայմաններanjuk paymanner ― straitened circumstances
  3. (figuratively) desired, longed-for
Declension[edit]

Noun[edit]

անձուկ (anjuk)

  1. (figuratively) desire, wish
Declension[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

From ան- (an-) +‎ ձուկ (juk).

Adjective[edit]

անձուկ (anjuk)

  1. fishless, not containing fish, without fish
Declension[edit]

Adverb[edit]

անձուկ (anjuk)

  1. without a fish

References[edit]

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

Old Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *h₂enǵʰu-, from *h₂enǵʰ-. The origin of the final -k is uncertain.

Adjective[edit]

անձուկ (anjuk

  1. narrow, strait
  2. difficult, tough

Declension[edit]

Noun[edit]

անձուկ (anjuk

  1. narrow passage, defile, strait, pass
  2. mountainous place which is hard to traverse
  3. anxiety, affliction
  4. desire, wish
    անձուկ ունելanjuk unel ― to desire, to wish

Declension[edit]

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References[edit]

  • անձուկ in Mathias Bedrossian (1879), New Dictionary Armenian–English, Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • անձուկ 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
  • անձուկ in Hračʿeay Ačaṙean (1971–79), Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words], in 4 vols (second edition), Yerevan: Yerevan State University
  • Ranko Matasović (2009), A Grammatical Sketch of Classical Armenian, Zagreb, page 12
  • “anjuk” in Hrach Martirosyan (2010), Etymological Dictionary of the Armenian Inherited Lexicon, Leiden, Boston: Brill Academic Publishers, ISBN 9789004173378, page 94