բոց

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Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Armenian բոց (bocʿ); see it for more.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

բոց (bocʿ)

  1. flame; blaze
  2. (figuratively) passion

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Old Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

The origin is uncertain. Probably a substrate word related to Latin focus.

Noun[edit]

բոց (bocʿ

  1. flame
    բոց արձակելbocʿ arjakel ― to flame
  2. (figuratively) energy, fire of love, spiritual light

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References[edit]

  • բոց in Mathias Bedrossian (1879), New Dictionary Armenian–English, Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • բոց 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
  • բոց in Hračʿeay Ačaṙean (1971–79), Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words], in 4 vols (second edition), Yerevan: Yerevan State University
  • Hrach Martirosyan (2010), Etymological Dictionary of the Armenian Inherited Lexicon, Leiden, Boston: Brill Academic Publishers, ISBN 9789004173378, page 191