կինք

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Old Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From կին- (kin-) +‎ (-kʿ), perhaps of Kartvelian origin: compare Georgian უკან (uḳan, after; behind), Mingrelian კენი (ḳeni, back).

Noun[edit]

կինք (kinkʿpl

  1. sole of the foot
  2. footprint

Derived terms[edit]


References[edit]

  • Petrosean, H. Matatʿeay V. (1879), “կինք”, in Nor Baṙagirkʿ Hay-Angliarēn [New Dictionary Armenian–English], Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • Awetikʿean, G.; Siwrmēlean, X.; Awgerean, M. (1836–1837), “կինք”, in Nor baṙgirkʿ haykazean lezui [New Dictionary of the Armenian Language] (in Old Armenian), Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • Ačaṙean, Hračʿeay (1971–1979), “կինք”, in Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words] (in Armenian), 2nd edition, Yerevan: University Press