բարկ

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Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Armenian բարկ (bark); see it for more.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

բարկ (bark) (superlative ամենաբարկ)

  1. scorching, burning hot
    բարկ արևbark arew ― scorching sun
  2. (of alcohol) strong
  3. bitter

Declension[edit]


Old Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Probably from Proto-Indo-European *bérg(ʷ)-os (unfriendly); cognate with Latvian bargs, Old Norse berkja.

Adjective[edit]

բարկ (bark) (indeclinable

  1. bitter
  2. (figuratively) angry, irascible, peevish
  3. loud (about talking, especially laughing)
  4. fiery, very hot

Noun[edit]

բարկ (barkindeclinable

  1. lightning

Adverb[edit]

բարկ (bark)

  1. very

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Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  • բարկ in Mathias Bedrossian (1879), New Dictionary Armenian–English, Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • բարկ 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
  • բարկ in Hračʿeay Ačaṙean (1971–79), Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words], in 4 vols (second edition), Yerevan: Yerevan State University
  • “bark” in Hrach Martirosyan (2010), Etymological Dictionary of the Armenian Inherited Lexicon, Leiden, Boston: Brill Academic Publishers, ISBN 9789004173378, page 170