ծանակ

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Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Armenian ծանակ (canak); see it for more.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

ծանակ (canak)

  1. disgrace

Declension[edit]


Old Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Probably from *ծան- (*can-, sign, spot), of the same origin as ճանաչեմ (čanačʿem), +‎ -ակ (-ak). For the semantics compare խայտառակ (xaytaṙak).

Noun[edit]

ծանակ (canak)

  1. disgrace
    ծանակ/ծաղր եւ ծանակ առնելcanak/całr ew canak aṙnelto cover or load with ridicule, to subject to contemptuous merriment
    ծանակ/ծաղր եւ ծանակ կալcanak/całr ew canak kalto be lost to all sense of shame

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References[edit]

  • Petrosean, H. Matatʿeay V. (1879), “ծանակ”, in Nor Baṙagirkʿ Hay-Angliarēn [New Dictionary Armenian–English], Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • Awetikʿean, G.; Siwrmēlean, X.; Awgerean, M. (1836–1837), “ծանակ”, in Nor baṙgirkʿ haykazean lezui [New Dictionary of the Armenian Language] (in Old Armenian), Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • Ačaṙean, Hračʿeay (1971–1979), “ծանակ”, in Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words] (in Armenian), 2nd edition, Yerevan: University Press
  • Martirosyan, Hrach (2010) Etymological Dictionary of the Armenian Inherited Lexicon (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 8), Leiden, Boston: Brill, page 339