թեւճակ

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Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Armenian թեւճակ (tʿewčak); see it for more.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

թեւճակ (tʿewčak)

  1. oar
  2. (sports) tennis racket
  3. (dated) fastening bar
  4. oversleeve, armlet
  5. (proscribed) fin of a fish

Declension[edit]

References[edit]

  • թեւճակ in Ēduard Ałayan (1976), Ardi hayereni bacʿatrakan baṙaran [Explanatory Dictionary of Modern Armenian], in 2 vols, Yerevan: Hayastan

Old Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From թեւ (tʿew). The origin of -ճակ (-čak) is unknown.

Noun[edit]

թեւճակ (tʿewčak

  1. oar
  2. (post-classical, modern, mechanics) fastening bar, tringle
    թեւճակ ի ժամացուցիtʿewčak i žamacʿucʿi ― appendix

Declension[edit]

Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  • թեւճակ in Mathias Bedrossian (1879), New Dictionary Armenian–English, Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • թեւճակ 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
  • -ճակ” in Geworg J̌ahukyan (1998), Hin hayereni verǰacancʿneri cagumə [The Origin of Old Armenian Suffixes]. In Hayocʿ lezvi hamematakan kʿerakanutʿyan harcʿer [Questions of Comparative Grammar of the Armenian Language], Yerevan: Anania Shirakatsi