գորտնուկ

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Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Armenian գորտնուկ ‎(gortnuk); see it for more.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

գորտնուկ ‎(gortnuk)

  1. wart, verruca

Declension[edit]


Middle Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From գորտն ‎(gortn) +‎ -ուկ ‎(-uk). The association between frogs and warts is common in many cultures.

Noun[edit]

գորտնուկ ‎(gortnuk), genitive singular գորտնուկի ‎(gortnuki)

  1. wart

Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  • Łazaryan, Ṙ. S.; Avetisyan, H. M. (2009), “գորտնուկ”, in Miǰin hayereni baṙaran [Dictionary of Middle Armenian] (in Armenian), 2nd edition, Yerevan: University Press, page 149a