թուզ

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Armenian[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Old Armenian թուզ (tʿuz). For the sense of “vulva” Martirosyan compares dialectal Ancient Greek σῦκον (sûkon, fig; vulva) and German Feige (fig; vulva).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

թուզ (tʿuz)

  1. fig (fruit)
  2. (dialectal) vulva

Declension[edit]

References[edit]

  • Martirosyan, Hrach (2010), “t‘uz”, in Etymological Dictionary of the Armenian Inherited Lexicon (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 8), Leiden, Boston: Brill, page 295

Old Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Since long connected with Latin fīcus and Ancient Greek σῦκον (sûkon), τῦκον (tûkon), and considered a borrowing from a Mediterranean or an Anatolian substrate source. Martirosyan reconstructs a Mediterranean *tʰuōiḱo- or *tʰū(i)ḱo- (fig).

Noun[edit]

թուզ (tʿuz)

  1. fig (fruit)
    պաղատիտ թզոցpałatit tʿzocʿdried-fig
    բլիթ թզոյblitʿ tʿzoycake of figs
    ծառ թզոյcaṙ tʿzoyfig-tree
  2. (pathology) fig-like tumour

Declension[edit]

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Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  • Petrosean, H. Matatʿeay V. (1879), “թուզ”, in Nor Baṙagirkʿ Hay-Angliarēn [New Dictionary Armenian–English], Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • Awetikʿean, G.; Siwrmēlean, X.; Awgerean, M. (1836–1837), “թուզ”, in Nor baṙgirkʿ haykazean lezui [New Dictionary of the Armenian Language] (in Old Armenian), Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • Ačaṙean, Hračʿeay (1971–1979), “թուզ”, in Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words] (in Armenian), 2nd edition, Yerevan: University Press
  • Martirosyan, Hrach (2010), “t‘uz”, in Etymological Dictionary of the Armenian Inherited Lexicon (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 8), Leiden, Boston: Brill, page 295
  • Martirosyan, Hrach (2013), “The place of Armenian in the Indo-European language family: the relationship with Greek and Indo-Iranian”, in Journal of Language Relationship[1], issue 10, § 6.4.4., page 117