բարկ

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Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Armenian բարկ (bark); see it for more.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

բարկ (bark) (superlative ամենաբարկ)

  1. scorching, burning hot
    բարկ արևbark arewscorching sun
  2. (of alcohol) strong
  3. bitter

Declension[edit]


Old Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Probably from Proto-Indo-European *bérg(ʷ)-os (unfriendly); cognate with Latvian bargs, Latgalian borgs, Old Norse berkja.

Adjective[edit]

բարկ (barkindeclinable

  1. bitter
  2. (figuratively) angry, irascible, peevish
  3. loud (about talking, especially laughing)
  4. fiery, very hot

Noun[edit]

բարկ (barkindeclinable

  1. lightning

Adverb[edit]

բարկ (bark)

  1. very

Derived terms[edit]



Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  • Petrosean, H. Matatʿeay V. (1879), “բարկ”, in Nor Baṙagirkʿ Hay-Angliarēn [New Dictionary Armenian–English], Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • Awetikʿean, G.; Siwrmēlean, X.; Awgerean, M. (1836–1837), “բարկ”, in Nor baṙgirkʿ haykazean lezui [New Dictionary of the Armenian Language] (in Old Armenian), Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • Ačaṙean, Hračʿeay (1971–1979), “բարկ”, in Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words] (in Armenian), 2nd edition, Yerevan: University Press
  • Martirosyan, Hrach (2010), “bark”, in Etymological Dictionary of the Armenian Inherited Lexicon (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 8), Leiden, Boston: Brill, page 170