դանակ

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Armenian[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Old Armenian դանակ ‎(danak).

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Noun[edit]

դանակ ‎(danak)

  1. knife

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Old Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Iranian *dānak, from Old Iranian *dāna-ka-, from the Proto-Iranian root *dā- ‎(to cut), whence also դան ‎(dan) and նրան ‎(nran). Compare Sanskrit दान ‎(dāna, cutting off), Persian داس ‎(dās, sickle), داره ‎(dāra, scythe, sickle).

Noun[edit]

դանակ ‎(danak)

  1. knife
    սրել զդանակ‎ ― srel zdanak ― to sharpen a knife
  2. clasp knife

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References[edit]

  • Petrosean, H. Matatʿeay V. (1879), “դանակ”, in Nor Baṙagirkʿ Hay-Angliarēn [New Dictionary Armenian–English], Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • Awetikʿean, G.; Siwrmēlean, X.; Awgerean, M. (1836–1837), “դանակ”, in Nor baṙgirkʿ haykazean lezui [New Dictionary of the Armenian Language] (in Old Armenian), Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • Ačaṙean, Hračʿeay (1971–1979), “դանակ”, in Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words] (in Armenian), 2nd edition, Yerevan: University Press, published 1926–1935
  • Perixanjan, Anait (1993) Materialy k etimologičeskomu slovarju drevnearmjanskovo jazyka. Častʹ I [Materials for the Etymological Dictionary of the Old Armenian Language. Part 1] (in Russian), Yerevan: Academy Press, page 68