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 ծաղկեայpsak całkeaywreath, garland, chaplet
    պսակ ի փշոյpsak i pʿšoycrown of thorns
    պսակ սրբոցpsak srbocʿhalo, gory, nimbus
    հիւսել պսակhiwsel psakto 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 ումեքpsak dnel umekʿto marry
  4. crown, prize, premium, reward
    պսակ պարծանաց, փառացpsak parcanacʿ, pʿaṙacʿcrown 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 տարւոյpsak tarwoythe course of the year
  8. tonsure
    պսակ դպրացpsak dpracʿtonsure, shaven crown
  9. halo around the sun
    պսակ արեգականpsak aregakanhalo 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