համք

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Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Armenian համք (hamkʿ).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

համք (hamkʿ)

  1. (rare) sexual organ

Declension[edit]

References[edit]

  • համք in A. S. Łaribyan, Ē. B. Ałayan, G. B. J̌ahukyan, S. G. Abrahamyan, V. D. Aṙakʿelyan (editors-in-chief) (1969–80), Žamanakakicʿ hayocʿ lezvi bacʿatrakan baṙaran [Explanatory Dictionary of Contemporary Armenian], in 4 vols, Yerevan: Academy of Sciences of the Armenian SSR

Old Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

The origin is uncertain. A relation with համ (ham, taste) has been proposed.

Noun[edit]

համք (hamkʿpl 

  1. the sexual organs, privy parts (male or female)

Declension[edit]

Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  • համ in Mathias Bedrossian (1879), New Dictionary Armenian–English, Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • համ 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
  • համ in Hračʿeay Ačaṙean (1971–79), Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words], in 4 vols (second edition), Yerevan: Yerevan State University