կոկովանք

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Armenian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Armenian կոկովանք (kokovankʿ); see it for more.

Noun[edit]

կոկովանք (kokovankʿ)

  1. (archaic) testicles
Declension[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

From Old Armenian կոկովանք (kokovankʿ); see it for more.

Noun[edit]

կոկովանք (kokovankʿ)

  1. (archaic) boastful/vainglorious words
Declension[edit]

References[edit]

  • Barsełyan, Hovhannes (1973), “կոկովանք”, in Hayeren ułłagrakan-ułłaxosakan, terminabanakan baṙaran [Armenian Orthographic–Orthoepic Terminological Dictionary] (in Armenian), Yerevan: Luys

Old Armenian[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From *կոկով (*kokov, round object) +‎ -անք (-ankʿ). See dialectal կոկով (kokov) for more.

Noun[edit]

կոկովանք (kokovankʿ)

  1. testicles
Descendants[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

From կոկով- (kokov-) +‎ -անք (-ankʿ). Martirosyan treats կոկով- (kokov-) as a reduplication of *կով- (*kov-) which he connects with Sanskrit गवते (gavate, to sound), Russian говор (govor), Old English ciegan.

Noun[edit]

կոկովանք (kokovankʿ)

  1. boastful/vainglorious words
Declension[edit]
Related terms[edit]
Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  • Petrosean, H. Matatʿeay V. (1879), “կոկովանք”, in Nor Baṙagirkʿ Hay-Angliarēn [New Dictionary Armenian–English], Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • Awetikʿean, G.; Siwrmēlean, X.; Awgerean, M. (1836–1837), “կոկովանք”, in Nor baṙgirkʿ haykazean lezui [New Dictionary of the Armenian Language] (in Old Armenian), Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • Ačaṙean, Hračʿeay (1971–1979), “կոկովանք”, in Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words] (in Armenian), 2nd edition, Yerevan: University Press, published 1926–1935
  • Martirosyan, Hrach (2010) Etymological Dictionary of the Armenian Inherited Lexicon (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 8), Leiden, Boston: Brill, page 368