մաշկ

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Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Armenian մաշկ (mašk).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

մաշկ (mašk)

  1. skin (of humans)
  2. skin, hide (of animals)
  3. peel (of fruits)

Declension[edit]

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References[edit]

  • մաշկ”, in Žamanakakicʿ hayocʿ lezvi bacʿatrakan baṙaran [Explanatory Dictionary of Contemporary Armenian]‎[1] (in Armenian), Yerevan: Academy Press, 1969–1980

Old Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

A Semitic borrowing, ultimately from Proto-Semitic *mašk-; see there for more.

Noun[edit]

մաշկ (mašk)

  1. skin, hide
    մաշկ մարդոյmašk mardoyderma
    մաշկ գործոյmašk gorcoydressed skin, tanned hide, leather; cordovan
  2. clothing made of hide

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Descendants[edit]

  • Armenian: մաշկ (mašk)
  • Cappadocian Greek: μάσκι (máski)
  • Old Georgian: მაშკი (mašḳi)
  • Romani: maski

References[edit]

  • Petrosean, H. Matatʿeay V., “մաշկ”, in Nor Baṙagirkʿ Hay-Angliarēn [New Dictionary Armenian–English]‎[2], Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy, 1879
  • Awetikʿean, G.; Siwrmēlean, X.; Awgerean, M., “մաշկ”, in Nor baṙgirkʿ haykazean lezui [New Dictionary of the Armenian Language]‎[3] (in Old Armenian), Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy, 1836–1837
  • Ačaṙean, Hračʿeay, “մաշկ”, in Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words]‎[4] (in Armenian), volume III, 2nd edition, reprint of the original 1926–1935 seven-volume edition, Yerevan: University Press, 1977, pages 260–261
  • J̌ahukyan, Geworg, “մաշկ”, in Vahan Sargsyan, editor, Hayeren stugabanakan baṙaran [Armenian Etymological Dictionary]‎[5] (in Armenian), Yerevan: Asoghik, 2010