անձուկ

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Armenian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Armenian անձուկ (anjuk); see it for more.

Adjective[edit]

անձուկ (anjuk) (superlative ամենաանձուկ)

  1. narrow, strait
    անձուկ փողոցanjuk pʿołocʿnarrow street
  2. (figuratively) constrained, straitened
    անձուկ պայմաններanjuk paymannerstraitened circumstances
  3. (figuratively) desired, longed-for
Declension[edit]

Noun[edit]

անձուկ (anjuk)

  1. (figuratively) desire, wish
Declension[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

From ան- (an-) +‎ ձուկ (juk).

Adjective[edit]

անձուկ (anjuk)

  1. fishless, not containing fish, without fish
Declension[edit]

Adverb[edit]

անձուկ (anjuk)

  1. without a fish

References[edit]

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

Old Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *h₂énǵʰus; the origin of the final (-k) is uncertain.[1][2][3][4]

Adjective[edit]

անձուկ (anjuk)

  1. narrow, strait
  2. difficult, tough

Declension[edit]

Noun[edit]

անձուկ (anjuk)

  1. narrow passage, defile, strait, pass
  2. mountainous place which is hard to traverse
  3. anxiety, affliction
  4. desire, wish
    անձուկ ունելanjuk unelto desire, to wish

Declension[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Ačaṙyan, Hračʿya (1940) Hayocʿ lezvi patmutʿyun [History of the Armenian Language] (in Armenian), volume I, Yerevan: University Press, pages 36–37
  2. ^ Ačaṙean, Hračʿeay (1971–1979), “անձուկ”, in Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words] (in Armenian), 2nd edition, Yerevan: University Press
  3. ^ Matasović, Ranko (2009) A Grammatical Sketch of Classical Armenian[1] (pdf), Zagreb, page 12
  4. ^ Martirosyan, Hrach (2010), “anjuk”, in Etymological Dictionary of the Armenian Inherited Lexicon (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 8), Leiden, Boston: Brill, page 94

Further reading[edit]

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