նաւակիկ

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Old Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From նաւակ (nawak) +‎ -իկ (-ik).

Noun[edit]

նաւակիկ (nawakikindeclinable

  1. small boat, skiff, cockboat

Usage notes[edit]

This double-diminutive noun is indeclinable. If it has to be declined, it is replaced by նաւակ (nawak).

References[edit]

  • Petrosean, H. Matatʿeay V. (1879), “նաւակիկ”, in Nor Baṙagirkʿ Hay-Angliarēn [New Dictionary Armenian–English], Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • Awetikʿean, G.; Siwrmēlean, X.; Awgerean, M. (1836–1837), “նաւակիկ”, in Nor baṙgirkʿ haykazean lezui [New Dictionary of the Armenian Language] (in Old Armenian), Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • Abrahamyan, Ašot (1976) Grabari jeṙnark [A Handbook of Old Armenian] (in Armenian), 4th edition, Yerevan: Luys