ճանկ

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Armenian[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Old Armenian ճանկ (čank).

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Noun[edit]

ճանկ (čank)

  1. claw; talon

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Old Armenian[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

An Iranian borrowing. Compare Persian چنگ (čang).

Noun[edit]

ճանկ (čank

  1. hook; drag-hook, cramp iron; grapnel, grappling iron
  2. claw, talon (of an animal)

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References[edit]

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