բամբակ

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Armenian[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Middle Armenian բամբակ ‎(bambak).

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Noun[edit]

բամբակ ‎(bambak)

  1. cotton (fiber)
  2. absorbent cotton, cotton wool, wadding, batting
  3. candy floss, cotton candy, fairy floss

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References[edit]

  • Ačaṙean, Hračʿeay (1971), “բամբակ”, in Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words] (in Armenian), volume I, 2nd edition, Yerevan: University Press, published 1926–1935, page 401

Middle Armenian[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Old Armenian բամբակ ‎(bambak).

Noun[edit]

բամբակ ‎(bambak)

  1. cotton

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Old Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Persian pmbk' ‎(pambak), by assimilation of p...b to b...b.

Noun[edit]

բամբակ ‎(bambak)

  1. cotton
    բամբակ ազնիւ‎ ― bambak azniw ― wadding
    • c. 600 CEc. 670 CE, Anania Širakacʿi, Ašxarhacʿoycʿ [Geography]
      Լինի ի նմա [Փայտակարան] բամբակ անբաւ եւ գարի ինքնաբոյս։
      • 1992 translation by Robert H. Hewsen
        Cotton is found in great abundance here [Paytakaran] and wild barley.
    • 10th century, Movsēs Kałankatuacʿi, Patmutʿiwn Ałuanicʿ ašxarhi [The History of the Caucasian Albanians] I.93
      Գտանին ի նոսա նաւթ եւ աղ, ապրիշում եւ բամբակ

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References[edit]

  • Petrosean, H. Matatʿeay V. (1879), “բամբակ”, in Nor Baṙagirkʿ Hay-Angliarēn [New Dictionary Armenian–English], Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • Awetikʿean, G.; Siwrmēlean, X.; Awgerean, M. (1836), “բամբակ”, in Nor baṙgirkʿ haykazean lezui [New Dictionary of the Armenian Language] (in Old Armenian), volume I, Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy, page 430a
  • Hübschmann, Heinrich (1897) Armenische Grammatik. 1. Theil: Armenische Etymologie (in German), Leipzig: Breitkopf & Härtel, page 116
  • Ačaṙean, Hračʿeay (1971), “բամբակ”, in Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words] (in Armenian), volume I, 2nd edition, Yerevan: University Press, published 1926–1935, page 401