թքանեմ

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Old Armenian[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From թուք (tʿukʿ) +‎ -ան- (-an-).

Verb[edit]

թքանեմ (tʿkʿanem)  (aorist indicative թքի)

  1. to spit; to spit out; to spit upon, to fling, to cast, to spout
    ստէպ թքանելstēp tʿkʿanel ― to spit often, or continually, to be always spitting
    թքանել ի խօսելնtʿkʿanel i xōseln ― to sputter
    արիւն թքանելariwn tʿkʿanel ― to spit blood
    թքանել ընդ երեսս/յերեսս ուրուքtʿkʿanel ənd eress/yeress urukʿ ― to spit upon a person, in his face
  2. to vomit, to throw up
  3. (figuratively) to slight, to disdain, to contemn openly, to treat with scorn, to point one's finger at, to set at nought

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References[edit]

  • թքանեմ in Mathias Bedrossian (1879), New Dictionary Armenian–English, Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy