կոկովանք

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Armenian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Armenian կոկովանք (kokovankʿ); see it for more.

Noun[edit]

կոկովանք (kokovankʿ)

  1. (archaic) testicles
Declension[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

From Old Armenian կոկովանք (kokovankʿ); see it for more.

Noun[edit]

կոկովանք (kokovankʿ)

  1. (archaic) boastful/vainglorious words
Declension[edit]

References[edit]

  • կոկովանք” in Hovhannes Barsełyan (1973), Hayeren ułłagrakan-ułłaxosakan, terminabanakan baṙaran [Armenian Orthographic–Orthoepic Terminological Dictionary], Yerevan: Luys

Old Armenian[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From *կոկով (*kokov, round object) +‎ -անք (-ankʿ). See dialectal կոկով (kokov) for more.

Noun[edit]

կոկովանք (kokovankʿ

  1. testicles
Descendants[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

From կոկով- (kokov-) +‎ -անք (-ankʿ). Martirosyan treats կոկով- (kokov-) as a reduplication of *կով- (*kov-) which he connects with Sanskrit गवते (gavate, to sound), Russian говор (govor), Old English ciegan.

Noun[edit]

կոկովանք (kokovankʿ

  1. boastful/vainglorious words
Declension[edit]
Related terms[edit]
Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  • կոկովանք in Mathias Bedrossian (1879), New Dictionary Armenian–English, Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • կոկովանք 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
  • կոկովանք 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 368