շնաձուկ

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Armenian[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From շուն (šun, dog) +‎ -ա- (-a-) +‎ ձուկ (juk, fish). Compare English dogfish and Ancient Greek θαλάττιος κύων (thaláttios kúōn, sea dog), both referring to one of the types of shark.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

շնաձուկ (šnajuk)

  1. shark

Declension[edit]

Usage notes[edit]

In colloquial speech Russian аку́ла (akúla) is used instead.