թուք

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Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Armenian թուք ‎(tʿukʿ).

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Noun[edit]

թուք ‎(tʿukʿ)

  1. saliva; spittle, spit

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Old Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *(s)ptyēw- ‎(to spit, vomit); cognate with Ancient Greek πτύω ‎(ptúō, spit out), Latin spuō, Proto-Germanic *spīwaną (whence English spew), Albanian shpif, Russian плевать ‎(plevátʹ), Persian تف ‎(tuf), Sanskrit ष्ठीवति ‎(ṣṭhīvati).

Noun[edit]

թուք ‎(tʿukʿ

  1. spit, spittle; saliva
    թուք արձակելtʿukʿ arjakel ― to spit
    աման թքոյaman tʿkʿoy ― spitting-pan or box, spittoon

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References[edit]

  • թուք in Mathias Bedrossian (1879), New Dictionary Armenian–English, Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • թուք in Gabriēl Awetikʿean, Xačʿatur Siwrmēlean, Mkrtičʿ Awgerean (1836–37), Nor baṙgirkʿ haykazean lezui [New Dictionary of the Armenian Language, a.k.a. NHB], in 2 vols, Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • թուք in Hračʿeay Ačaṙean (1971–79), Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words], in 4 vols (second edition), Yerevan: Yerevan State University [Reprint of the original edition: 1926–1935, in 7 volumes, Yerevan]
  • Hrach Martirosyan (2010), Etymological Dictionary of the Armenian Inherited Lexicon, Leiden, Boston: Brill Academic Publishers, ISBN 9789004173378, page 298