բազուկ

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Armenian[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Armenian բազուկ (bazuk).

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բազուկ (bazuk)

  1. (anatomy) arm
  2. (figuratively) power, might
  3. (physics, technology) arm, lever
  4. branch; arm (of a river)
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Etymology 2[edit]

բազուկներ

From Old Armenian բազուկ (bazuk).

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բազուկ (bazuk)

  1. beet, beetroot
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Old Armenian[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Middle Iranian *bāzūk (arm). Compare Middle Persian bʾcʾy (bāzā), Persian بازو (bāzu). Ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *bʰeh₂ǵʰus.

Noun[edit]

բազուկ (bazuk)

  1. (anatomy) arm; forearm
    բազուկ առ բազուկ մարտնչել, կարկառելbazuk aṙ bazuk martnčʿel, karkaṙelto come to blows, to fight
    բազուկ առ բազուկ գնալbazuk aṙ bazuk gnalto hold by the hand, to give each other the hand, to go arm in arm, together
  2. (figuratively) power
  3. (figuratively, military) flank, wing
  4. (figuratively) branch, bough (especially of a grapevine)
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Etymology 2[edit]

From the above meaning of “arm”, referring to long leaves (arms) of the beet.

Noun[edit]

բազուկ (bazuk)

  1. beet, beetroot
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References[edit]

  • Petrosean, H. Matatʿeay V. (1879), “բազուկ”, in Nor Baṙagirkʿ Hay-Angliarēn [New Dictionary Armenian–English], Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • Awetikʿean, G.; Siwrmēlean, X.; Awgerean, M. (1836–1837), “բազուկ”, in Nor baṙgirkʿ haykazean lezui [New Dictionary of the Armenian Language] (in Old Armenian), Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • Ačaṙean, Hračʿeay (1971–1979), “բազուկ”, in Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words] (in Armenian), 2nd edition, Yerevan: University Press