պտոյտ

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Old Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

The origin is uncertain.

Noun[edit]

պտոյտ (ptoyt)

  1. eddy, whirlpool, vortex
    պտոյտ հողմոց‎ ― ptoyt hołmocʿwhirlwind, hurricane, squall, storm
    պտոյտ գլխոյ‎ ― ptoyt glxoyvertigo, giddiness, dizzines, swimming in the head
    պտոյտ առնուլ‎ ― ptoyt aṙnulto turn or whirl round and round, to eddy

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References[edit]

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