թմբուկ

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Armenian[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Old Armenian թմբուկ(tʿmbuk).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

թմբուկ ‎(tʿmbuk)

  1. (music) drum

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Old Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From earlier *թումբուկ(*tʿumbuk), from a Middle Iranian word of the shape *tumbūk. Compare Middle Persian twmbk'(perhaps tambour), Persian تنبک(tombak), تنبک(tonbak, tombak).

Noun[edit]

թմբուկ ‎(tʿmbuk)

  1. (music) drum
    դափիւն թմբկի‎ ― dapʿiwn tʿmbki ― beat or sound of the drum; a tattoo
    դափել հարկանել թմբուկ‎ ― dapʿel harkanel tʿmbuk ― to drum, to beat the drum
    թմբուկ ի գումար զօրաց‎ ― tʿmbuk i gumar zōracʿ ― to beat the tattoo or evening retreat
    դափիչ թմբկի‎ ― dapʿičʿ tʿmbki ― drum-stick
    մորթ թմբկի‎ ― mortʿ tʿmbki ― drum-head
    թմբուկ քողապատ‎ ― tʿmbuk kʿołapat ― muffled drum
    ի ձայն թմբկի‎ ― i jayn tʿmbki ― to the sound of drums, drums beating
  2. (anatomy) eardrum
    թմբուկ ականջաց‎ ― tʿmbuk akanǰacʿ ― eardrum, tympanum
  3. (anatomy) hymen

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References[edit]

  • Petrosean, H. Matatʿeay V. (1879), “թմբուկ”, in Nor Baṙagirkʿ Hay-Angliarēn [New Dictionary Armenian–English], Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • Awetikʿean, G.; Siwrmēlean, X.; Awgerean, M. (1836–1837), “թմբուկ”, in Nor baṙgirkʿ haykazean lezui [New Dictionary of the Armenian Language] (in Old Armenian), Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • Ačaṙean, Hračʿeay (1971–1979), “թմբուկ”, in Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words] (in Armenian), 2nd edition, Yerevan: University Press, published 1926–1935
  • J̌ahukyan, Geworg (1987) Hayocʿ lezvi patmutʿyun; naxagrayin žamanakašrǰan [History of the Armenian language: The Pre-Literary Period] (in Armenian), Yerevan: Academy Press, page 526
  • 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 589