այրուկ

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See also: այրուք

Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Armenian այրուկ (ayruk); see it for more.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

այրուկ (ayruk)

  1. (pejorative) small man, puny man

Declension[edit]

References[edit]

  • Ałayan, Ēduard (1976), “այրուկ”, in Ardi hayereni bacʿatrakan baṙaran [Explanatory Dictionary of Modern Armenian] (in Armenian), Yerevan: Hayastan

Old Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From այր (ayr) +‎ -ուկ (-uk).

Noun[edit]

այրուկ (ayruk)

  1. dwarf, very little man

Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  • Petrosean, H. Matatʿeay V. (1879), “այրուկ”, in Nor Baṙagirkʿ Hay-Angliarēn [New Dictionary Armenian–English], Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • Awetikʿean, G.; Siwrmēlean, X.; Awgerean, M. (1836–1837), “այրուկ”, in Nor baṙgirkʿ haykazean lezui [New Dictionary of the Armenian Language] (in Old Armenian), Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy