մեղկ

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See also: մեղք

Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Armenian մեղկ (mełk).

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

մեղկ (mełk)

  1. weak-willed, spineless; flabby
  2. effeminate, dissolute
  3. soft, weak; gentle

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Old Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *meldwi-. Cognate with Sanskrit मृदु (mṛdu, soft), Latin mollis.

Adjective[edit]

մեղկ (mełk

  1. soft, loose, slack, flabby
  2. (figuratively) weak, faint, effeminate, languid, cowardly

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References[edit]

  • մեղկ in Mathias Bedrossian (1879), New Dictionary Armenian–English, Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • մեղկ 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
  • մեղկ 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 461