պսակ

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Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Armenian պսակ ‎(psak); see below.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

պսակ ‎(psak)

  1. wreath, garland
  2. crown
  3. a crown placed on the heads of the bride and the groom during the wedding
  4. wedding
  5. crown of a tooth

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Old Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Iranian *pusak ‎(crown). Compare Avestan [script needed] ‎(pūsa-, plait).

Noun[edit]

պսակ ‎(psak)

  1. crown, diadem; wreath, garland
    պսակ ծաղկեայ‎ ― psak całkeay ― wreath, garland, chaplet
    պսակ ի փշոյ‎ ― psak i pʿšoy ― crown of thorns
    պսակ սրբոց‎ ― psak srbocʿ ― halo, gory, nimbus
    հիւսել պսակ‎ ― hiwsel psak ― to weave a garland or chaplet
  2. a crown placed on the heads of the bride and the groom during the wedding
  3. nuptials, espousals, marriage, nuptial blessing
    պսակ դնել ումեք‎ ― psak dnel umekʿ ― to marry
  4. crown, prize, premium, reward
    պսակ պարծանաց, փառաց‎ ― psak parcanacʿ, pʿaṙacʿ ― crown of honour, of glory
  5. coronation, achievement, accomplishment
  6. circle, coping, top, crowning, brim, frame, edge, cornice, parapet, battlement
  7. circle of one year
    պսակ տարւոյ‎ ― psak tarwoy ― the course of the year
  8. tonsure
    պսակ դպրաց‎ ― psak dpracʿ ― tonsure, shaven crown
  9. halo around the sun
    պսակ արեգական‎ ― psak aregakan ― halo around the sun

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References[edit]

  • Petrosean, H. Matatʿeay V. (1879), “պսակ”, in Nor Baṙagirkʿ Hay-Angliarēn [New Dictionary Armenian–English], Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • Awetikʿean, G.; Siwrmēlean, X.; Awgerean, M. (1836–1837), “պսակ”, in Nor baṙgirkʿ haykazean lezui [New Dictionary of the Armenian Language] (in Old Armenian), Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • Ačaṙean, Hračʿeay (1971–1979), “պսակ”, in Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words] (in Armenian), 2nd edition, Yerevan: University Press, published 1926–1935