բամբակ

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Armenian[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Middle Armenian բամբակ (bambak).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

բամբակ (bambak)

  1. cotton (fiber)
  2. absorbent cotton, cotton wool, wadding, batting
  3. candy floss, cotton candy, fairy floss

Declension[edit]

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References[edit]

  • բամբակ in Hračʿeay Ačaṙean (1971–79), Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words], in 4 vols (second edition), Yerevan: Yerevan State University, volume I, page 401

Middle Armenian[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Armenian բամբակ (bambak).

Noun[edit]

բամբակ (bambak)

  1. cotton

Descendants[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

References[edit]

  • բամբակ 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, volume I, page 430a
  • բամբակ and բամպակ 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, volume II, page 1047b
  • բամպակ and բանբակ in Ṙuben Łazaryan, Henrik Avetisyan (2009), Miǰin hayereni baṙaran [Dictionary of Middle Armenian] (second edition), Yerevan: Yerevan State University, pages 108b, 109a

Old Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Persian pmbk' (pambak), by assimilation of p...b to b...b.

Noun[edit]

բամբակ (bambak

  1. cotton
    բամբակ ազնիւbambak azniw ― wadding
    • c. 600 CEc. 670 CE, Anania Širakacʿi, Ašxarhacʿoycʿ [Geography]
      Լինի ի նմա [Փայտակարան] բամբակ անբաւ եւ գարի ինքնաբոյս։
      • 1992 translation by Robert H. Hewsen
        Cotton is found in great abundance here [Paytakaran] and wild barley.
    • 10th century, Movsēs Kałankatuacʿi, Patmutʿiwn Ałuanicʿ ašxarhi [The History of the Caucasian Albanians] I.93
      Գտանին ի նոսա նաւթ եւ աղ, ապրիշում եւ բամբակ

Declension[edit]

Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  • բամբակ in Mathias Bedrossian (1879), New Dictionary Armenian–English, Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • բամբակ 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, volume I, page 430a
  • Heinrich Hübschmann (1897), Armenische Grammatik. 1. Theil: Armenische Etymologie, Leipzig: Breitkopf & Härtel, page 116
  • բամբակ in Hračʿeay Ačaṙean (1971–79), Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words], in 4 vols (second edition), Yerevan: Yerevan State University, volume I, page 401