փոթոր

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Old Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From փոթ (pʿotʿ) +‎ -որ (-or). The word must have also meant *winding, *twisted.

Adjective[edit]

փոթոր (pʿotʿor

  1. conical

Noun[edit]

փոթոր (pʿotʿor

  1. top, whipping top

References[edit]

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