ատակ

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Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Armenian ատակ (atak).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

ատակ (atak)

  1. (dialectal) bottom, foundation
  2. (dialectal) hell, underworld
    ատակը քընացatakə kʿənacʿhe went to hell
    ըտակեն տակը քյինիսətaken takə kʿyinismay you go to the bottom of the Underworld
  3. (dialectal) abyss

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References[edit]

  • Sargsyan, Artem et al., editors (2001–2012), “ատակ”, in Hayocʿ lezvi barbaṙayin baṙaran [Dialectological Dictionary of the Armenian Language] (in Armenian), Yerevan: Hayastan
  • Martirosyan, Hrach (2010) Etymological Dictionary of the Armenian Inherited Lexicon (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 8), Leiden, Boston: Brill, page 490

Middle Armenian[edit]

Noun[edit]

ատակ (atak), genitive singular ատակի (ataki) or ատկի (atki)

  1. Alternative form of յատակ (yatak)

Usage notes[edit]

The following forms are also attested: accusative singular զատակ (zatak), accusative with a preposition յատակ (yatak).

References[edit]

  • Łazaryan, Ṙ. S.; Avetisyan, H. M. (2009), “ատակ”, in Miǰin hayereni baṙaran [Dictionary of Middle Armenian] (in Armenian), 2nd edition, Yerevan: University Press
  • Ačaṙean, Hračʿeay (1971–1979), “յատակ”, in Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words] (in Armenian), 2nd edition, Yerevan: University Press