թափք

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Armenian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Armenian թափք (tʿapʿkʿ).

Alternative forms[edit]

Noun[edit]

թափք (tʿapʿkʿ)

  1. sheath, scabbard

Declension[edit]

References[edit]

  • թափք in Hračʿeay Ačaṙean (1971–79), Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words], in 4 vols (second edition), Yerevan: Yerevan State University, volume II, pages 166a

Etymology 2[edit]

Probably from Old Armenian թամբք (tʿambkʿ) and so a by-form of թամք (tʿamkʿ, saddle; body of a cart). Possibly contaminated with թափք (tʿapʿkʿ, sheath, scabbard): for the sense association compare Russian кузов (kuzov, basket; body of a carriage).

Noun[edit]

թափք (tʿapʿkʿ)

  1. body (of a car or a cart)

Declension[edit]


Old Armenian[edit]

Noun[edit]

թափք (tʿapʿkʿ)

  1. nominative plural of թափ (tʿapʿ)