ճկոյթ

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Old Armenian[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

The older spelling is ծկոյթ (ckoytʿ), from *ծլկոյթ (*clkoytʿ), from *ծուլկոյթ (*culkoytʿ), borrowed from a Kartvelian language: compare Laz წულუ კითი (culu kit’i, pinky, literally small finger).

Noun[edit]

ճկոյթ (čkoytʿ

  1. little finger, pinky
    կապել զոք ի ճկոյթն իւրkapel zokʿ i čkoytʿn iwr ― to conquer, to overcome

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References[edit]

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