աճուկ

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Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Armenian աճուկ ‎(ačuk).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

աճուկ ‎(ačuk)

  1. groin (the fold or depression on either side of the body between the abdomen and the upper thigh)
  2. (dialectal) pubis
  3. (dialectal) pelvis
  4. (dialectal) thigh

Declension[edit]


Middle Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From աճել ‎(ačel, to grow) +‎ -ուկ ‎(-uk), because of the widespread belief that the groin relates to the process of child growth.

Noun[edit]

աճուկ ‎(ačuk), genitive singular աճուկի ‎(ačuki)

  1. groin (the fold or depression on either side of the body between the abdomen and the upper thigh)

Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  • Awetikʿean, G.; Siwrmēlean, X.; Awgerean, M. (1836–1837), “աճուկ”, in Nor baṙgirkʿ haykazean lezui [New Dictionary of the Armenian Language] (in Old Armenian), Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • Ačaṙean, Hračʿeay (1971–1979), “աճուկ”, in Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words] (in Armenian), 2nd edition, Yerevan: University Press, published 1926–1935
  • Łazaryan, Ṙ. S.; Avetisyan, H. M. (2009), “աճուկ”, in Miǰin hayereni baṙaran [Dictionary of Middle Armenian] (in Armenian), 2nd edition, Yerevan: University Press
  • Martirosyan, Hrach (2010), “ačuk”, in Etymological Dictionary of the Armenian Inherited Lexicon (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 8), Leiden, Boston: Brill, page 44