թուշ

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Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Armenian թուշ (tʿuš); see it for more.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

թուշ (tʿuš)

  1. (informal) cheek
    ոռի թուշoṙi tʿuš ― buttock

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Old Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

The basic meaning is “swelling”, from Proto-Indo-European *tuHr-so-, from *tuHr- *turH- (to swell), whence also թուռ (tʿuṙ), and perhaps թոռ (tʿoṙ, lobe of the ear) and թուրծ (tʿurc). Cognate with Ancient Greek σωρός (sōrós) and Czech tvář.

Noun[edit]

թուշ (tʿuš

  1. cheek

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References[edit]

  • թուշ 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
  • թուշ in Hračʿeay Ačaṙean (1971–79), Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words], in 4 vols (second edition), Yerevan: Yerevan State University
  • Hrach Martirosyan (2010), Etymological Dictionary of the Armenian Inherited Lexicon, Leiden, Boston: Brill Academic Publishers, ISBN 9789004173378, page 296