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, կարկառել‎ ― bazuk aṙ bazuk martnčʿel, karkaṙel ― to come to blows, to fight
    բազուկ առ բազուկ գնալ‎ ― bazuk aṙ bazuk gnal ― to 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, published 1926–1935