դանակ

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Armenian[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Old Armenian դանակ (danak).

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Noun[edit]

դանակ (danak)

  1. knife

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Old Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Iranian *dāna-ka-, from the Proto-Iranian root *dā- (to cut), whence also դան (dan) and նրան (nran). Compare Sanskrit दान (dāna, cutting off), Persian داس (dās, sickle), داره (dāra, scythe, sickle).

Noun[edit]

դանակ (danak

  1. knife
    սրել զդանակsrel zdanak ― to sharpen a knife
  2. clasp knife

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References[edit]

  • դանակ in Mathias Bedrossian (1879), New Dictionary Armenian–English, Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • դանակ 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
  • դանակ in Hračʿeay Ačaṙean (1971–79), Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words], in 4 vols (second edition), Yerevan: Yerevan State University
  • Anait Perixanjan (1993), Materialy k etimologičeskomu slovarju drevnearmjanskogo jazyka [Materials for the Etymological Dictionary of the Old Armenian Language], Yerevan: Academy of Sciences of the Armenian SSR, page 68