թափք

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Armenian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Armenian թափք(tʿapʿkʿ).

Alternative forms[edit]

Noun[edit]

թափք ‎(tʿapʿkʿ)

  1. sheath, scabbard

Declension[edit]

References[edit]

  • Ačaṙean, Hračʿeay (1973), “թափք”, in Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words] (in Armenian), volume II, 2nd edition, Yerevan: University Press, published 1926–1935, pages 166a

Etymology 2[edit]

Probably from Old Armenian թամբք(tʿambkʿ) and so a by-form of թամք(tʿamkʿ, saddle; body of a cart). Possibly contaminated with թափք(tʿapʿkʿ, sheath, scabbard): for the sense association compare Russian кузов(kuzov, basket; body of a carriage).

Noun[edit]

թափք ‎(tʿapʿkʿ)

  1. body (of a car or a cart)

Declension[edit]


Old Armenian[edit]

Noun[edit]

թափք ‎(tʿapʿkʿ)

  1. nominative plural of թափ(tʿapʿ)