թարախ

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Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Armenian թարախ (tʿarax).

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Noun[edit]

թարախ (tʿarax)

  1. pus
    Synonyms: շարավ (šarav), վահր (vahr)
  2. (figuratively) malicious person

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Old Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

The origin is uncertain.[1][2] Perhaps from Proto-Indo-European *(s)ter- (impure liquid, excrement; to defile; to decay) grown with (-x), and cognate with Old Armenian թրիք (tʿrikʿ), Russian сте́рва (stérva), Proto-Germanic *þrakjaz.[3][4][5]

Noun[edit]

թարախ (tʿarax)

  1. pus, discharge, impure fluid
    Synonym: շարաւ (šaraw)

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Ačaṙean, Hračʿeay (1973), “թարախ”, in Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words] (in hy), volume II, 2nd edition, Yerevan: University Press, page 158ab
  2. ^ Olsen, Birgit Anette (1999) The noun in Biblical Armenian: origin and word-formation: with special emphasis on the Indo-European heritage (Trends in linguistics. Studies and monographs; 119), Berlin, New York: Mouton de Gruyter, page 941
  3. ^ Petersson, Herbert (1916) Baltisches und Slavisches (Lunds Universitets Årsskrift N.F. Avd. 1, Bd. 12. Nr. 2) (in de), Lund, Leipzig, page 73
  4. ^ Pokorny, Julius (1959) Indogermanisches etymologisches Wörterbuch [Indo-European Etymological Dictionary] (in German), volume III, Bern, München: Francke Verlag, page 1031
  5. ^ J̌ahukyan, Geworg (2010), “թարախ”, in Vahan Sargsyan, editor, Hayeren stugabanakan baṙaran [Armenian Etymological Dictionary] (in hy), Yerevan: Asoghik, page 259b

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