թուզ

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Armenian[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Old Armenian թուզ (tʿuz). For the sense of “vulva” Martirosyan compares dialectal Ancient Greek σῦκον (sûkon, fig; vulva) and German Feige (fig; vulva).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

թուզ (tʿuz)

  1. fig (fruit)
  2. (dialectal) vulva

Declension[edit]

References[edit]

  • “t‘uz” in Hrach Martirosyan (2010), Etymological Dictionary of the Armenian Inherited Lexicon, Leiden, Boston: Brill Academic Publishers, ISBN 9789004173378, page 295

Old Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Since long connected with Latin fīcus and Ancient Greek σῦκον (sûkon), τῦκον (tûkon), and considered a borrowing from a Mediterranean or an Anatolian substrate source. Martirosyan reconstructs a Mediterranean *tʰuōiḱo- or *tʰū(i)ḱo- (fig).

Noun[edit]

թուզ (tʿuz

  1. fig (fruit)
    պաղատիտ թզոցpałatit tʿzocʿ — dried-fig
    բլիթ թզոյblitʿ tʿzoy — cake of figs
    ծառ թզոյcaṙ tʿzoy — fig-tree
  2. (pathology) fig-like tumour

Declension[edit]

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Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  • թուզ in Mathias Bedrossian (1879), New Dictionary Armenian–English, Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • թուզ 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
  • թուզ in Hračʿeay Ačaṙean (1971–79), Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words], in 4 vols (second edition), Yerevan: Yerevan State University
  • “t‘uz” in Hrach Martirosyan (2010), Etymological Dictionary of the Armenian Inherited Lexicon, Leiden, Boston: Brill Academic Publishers, ISBN 9789004173378, page 295
  • Hrach Martirosyan (2013), The place of Armenian in the Indo-European language family: the relationship with Greek and Indo-Iranian. In: Journal of language relationship, 10 (2013), 85–137, § 6.4.4., page 117