մարտկոց

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Armenian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Armenian մարտկոց (martkocʿ).

Noun[edit]

մարտկոց (martkocʿ)

  1. (military) battery (coordinated group of artillery)
  2. (electricity) battery (device for storing electricity)
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Usage notes[edit]

Colloquially for the sense “military battery” Russian батарея (bataréja) is used instead, and for the sense “electrical battery” — Russian батарейка (bataréjka) or элемент (elemént).


Old Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

մարտիկ (martik) +‎ -ոց (-ocʿ)

Noun[edit]

մարտկոց (martkocʿ

  1. battery, bastion, bulwark
  2. tower
  3. (post-classical, modern, electricity) battery
    ելեկտրական մարտկոցelektrakan martkocʿ ― electric battery or machine
    վոլդայեան մարտկոցvoldayean martkocʿ ― Voltaic battery, pile

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Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

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