ծանակ

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Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Armenian ծանակ (canak); see it for more.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

ծանակ (canak)

  1. disgrace

Declension[edit]


Old Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Probably from *ծան- (*can-, sign, spot), of the same origin as ճանաչեմ (čanačʿem), +‎ -ակ (-ak). For the semantics compare խայտառակ (xaytaṙak).

Noun[edit]

ծանակ (canak

  1. disgrace
    ծանակ/ծաղր եւ ծանակ առնելcanak/całr ew canak aṙnel ― to cover or load with ridicule, to subject to contemptuous merriment
    ծանակ/ծաղր եւ ծանակ կալcanak/całr ew canak kal ― to be lost to all sense of shame

Declension[edit]

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References[edit]

  • ծանակ in Mathias Bedrossian (1879), New Dictionary Armenian–English, Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • ծանակ 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
  • ծանակ 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 339