գորտնուկ

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Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Armenian գորտնուկ (gortnuk); see it for more.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

գորտնուկ (gortnuk)

  1. wart, verruca

Declension[edit]


Middle Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From գորտն (gortn) +‎ -ուկ (-uk). The association between frogs and warts is common in many cultures.

Noun[edit]

գորտնուկ (gortnuk), genitive singular գորտնուկի (gortnuki)

  1. wart

Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  • գորտնուկ in Ṙuben Łazaryan, Henrik Avetisyan (2009), Miǰin hayereni baṙaran [Dictionary of Middle Armenian] (second edition), Yerevan: Yerevan State University, page 149a