կոտոշ

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Armenian[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Middle Armenian կոտոշ (kotoš).

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Noun[edit]

կոտոշ (kotoš)

  1. (colloquial, dialectal) horn (of an animal)
    Synonyms: պոզ (poz), եղջյուր (ełǰyur)
  2. (dialectal, Tbilisi) container made of horn used in wet cupping
  3. (dialectal, Nor Bayazet) spur near the foot of chicken
    Synonym: բիտ (bit)
  4. (dialectal, Havarik) hollow plant stalk used for drawing wine from a կարաս (karas)
  5. (dialectal, Havarik) horn-like gourd used as a waterpot
  6. (dialectal, Van) a pair of protruding wooden bars at the front of a cart

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Further reading[edit]

  • Ačaṙean, Hračʿeay (1913), “կոտոշ”, in Hayerēn gawaṙakan baṙaran [Armenian Provincial Dictionary] (Ēminean azgagrakan žołovacu; 9) (in Armenian), Tiflis: Lazarev Institute of Oriental Languages, page 597
  • Sargsyan, Artem et al., editors (2001–2012), “կոտոշ”, in Hayocʿ lezvi barbaṙayin baṙaran [Dialectal Dictionary of the Armenian Language] (in Armenian), Yerevan: Hayastan
  • Dankoff, Robert (1995) Armenian Loanwords in Turkish (Turcologica; 21), Wiesbaden: Harrassowitz Verlag, pages 84–85

Middle Armenian[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Related to Persian گداش(gudāš, gadāš, horn; antler), but the nature of relationship and the ultimate origin are unknown.

Noun[edit]

կոտոշ (kotoš)

  1. horn (of an animal)

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