վհուկ

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Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Armenian վհուկ (vhuk); see below.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

վհուկ (vhuk)

  1. magician, sorcerer, wizard; witch
  2. evil woman, vixen, hag, witch

Declension[edit]


Old Armenian[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

The origin is uncertain.

Noun[edit]

վհուկ (vhuk

  1. conjurer, sorcerer, wizard, magician
  2. prophetess, pythoness, witch, sorceress

Declension[edit]

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Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

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