մահակ

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Armenian[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Armenian մահակ (mahak).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

մահակ (mahak)

  1. club, cudgel, truncheon, baton

Declension[edit]


Old Armenian[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

According to Asatryan, from Middle Iranian *mahāk, an agent noun from the Iranian root *manθH- (to agitate, stir, churn). For the suffix see -ակ (-ak). On the root see Cheung.

Noun[edit]

մահակ (mahak)

  1. club, cudgel

Declension[edit]

Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  • Petrosean, H. Matatʿeay V. (1879), “մահակ”, in Nor Baṙagirkʿ Hay-Angliarēn [New Dictionary Armenian–English], Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • Awetikʿean, G.; Siwrmēlean, X.; Awgerean, M. (1836–1837), “մահակ”, in Nor baṙgirkʿ haykazean lezui [New Dictionary of the Armenian Language] (in Old Armenian), Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • Ačaṙean, Hračʿeay (1977), “մահակ”, in Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words] (in Armenian), volume III, 2nd edition, reprint of the original 1926–1935 seven-volume edition, Yerevan: University Press, page 234a
  • Cheung, Johnny (2007) Etymological Dictionary of the Iranian Verb (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 2), Leiden, Boston: Brill, →ISBN, page 264
  • Asatrjan, G. S. (2013), “Parfjanskoje gōsān [Parthian gōsān]”, in Toxtasʹjev S. R., Lurʹje P. B., editors, Commentationes Iranicae. Sbornik statej k 90-letiju Vladimira Aronoviča Livšica[1] (in Russian), Saint Petersburg: Nestor-Istorija, →ISBN, page 103