թմբուկ

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Armenian[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Old Armenian թմբուկ (tʿmbuk).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

թմբուկ (tʿmbuk)

  1. (music) drum

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Old Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From earlier *թումբուկ (*tʿumbuk), from Middle Persian *tumbūk. Compare Persian تنبک (tombak, a type of drum).

Noun[edit]

թմբուկ (tʿmbuk

  1. (music) drum
    դափիւն թմբկիdapʿiwn tʿmbki — beat or sound of the drum; a tattoo
    դափել հարկանել թմբուկdapʿel harkanel tʿmbuk — to drum, to beat the drum
    թմբուկ ի գումար զօրացtʿmbuk i gumar zōracʿ — to beat the tattoo or evening retreat
    դափիչ թմբկիdapʿičʿ tʿmbki — drum-stick
    մորթ թմբկիmortʿ tʿmbki — drum-head
    թմբուկ քողապատtʿmbuk kʿołapat — muffled drum
    ի ձայն թմբկիi jayn tʿmbki — to the sound of drums, drums beating
  2. (anatomy) eardrum
    թմբուկ ականջացtʿmbuk akanǰacʿ — eardrum, tympanum
  3. (anatomy) hymen

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References[edit]

  • թմբուկ in Mathias Bedrossian (1879), New Dictionary Armenian–English, Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • թմբուկ 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
  • թմբուկ in Hračʿeay Ačaṙean (1971–79), Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words], in 4 vols (second edition), Yerevan: Yerevan State University