շնիկ

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Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Armenian շնիկ ‎(šnik).

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Noun[edit]

շնիկ ‎(šnik)

  1. little dog, doggy, bow-wow

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Old Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From շուն ‎(šun, dog) +‎ -իկ ‎(-ik, diminutive suffix).

Noun[edit]

շնիկ ‎(šnik)

  1. little dog, doggy, bow-wow
  2. (astronomy) Canis Minor
  3. (astronomy) Canicula, Dog Star, Sirius

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References[edit]

  • Petrosean, H. Matatʿeay V. (1879), “շնիկ”, in Nor Baṙagirkʿ Hay-Angliarēn [New Dictionary Armenian–English], Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • Ačaṙean, Hračʿeay (1971–1979), “շնիկ”, in Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words] (in Armenian), 2nd edition, Yerevan: University Press, published 1926–1935