տզրուկ

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Armenian[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Old Armenian տզրուկ (tzruk); see it for more.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

տզրուկ (tzruk)

  1. leech
  2. (figuratively) bloodsucker

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Old Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Iranian *tuzurūk. Compare Persian زروک (zurūk, leech), زالو (zālū, leech).

Noun[edit]

տզրուկ (tzruk)

  1. leech
    դնել տզրուկսdnel tzruksto apply leeches
  2. (figuratively) bloodsucker

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References[edit]

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