թքանեմ

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Old Armenian[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From թուք(tʿukʿ) +‎ -ան-(-an-).

Verb[edit]

թքանեմ ‎(tʿkʿanem)  (aorist indicative թքի)

  1. to spit; to spit out; to spit upon, to fling, to cast, to spout
    ստէպ թքանել‎ ― stēp tʿkʿanel ― to spit often, or continually, to be always spitting
    թքանել ի խօսելն‎ ― tʿkʿanel i xōseln ― to sputter
    արիւն թքանել‎ ― ariwn tʿkʿanel ― to spit blood
    թքանել ընդ երեսս/յերեսս ուրուք‎ ― tʿkʿanel ənd eress/yeress urukʿ ― to spit upon a person, in his face
  2. to vomit, to throw up
  3. (figuratively) to slight, to disdain, to contemn openly, to treat with scorn, to point one's finger at, to set at nought

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References[edit]

  • Petrosean, H. Matatʿeay V. (1879), “թքանեմ”, in Nor Baṙagirkʿ Hay-Angliarēn [New Dictionary Armenian–English], Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy