փափուկ

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Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Armenian փափուկ (pʿapʿuk).

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Adjective[edit]

փափուկ (pʿapʿuk) (superlative ամենափափուկ)

  1. soft
  2. tender, delicate

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Old Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

The origin is unknown.[1][2][3]

Adjective[edit]

փափուկ (pʿapʿuk)

  1. tender, delicate
    փափուկսpʿapʿuksdelicately, tenderly, gently
    փափուկ ախորժակpʿapʿuk axoržakfine taste
    փափուկ խիղճpʿapʿuk xiłčtender or scrupulous conscience
  2. holy, sacred

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Ačaṙean, Hračʿeay (1979), “փափուկ”, in Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words] (in Armenian), volume IV, 2nd edition, Yerevan: University Press, page 492b
  2. ^ Olsen, Birgit Anette (1999) The noun in Biblical Armenian: origin and word-formation: with special emphasis on the Indo-European heritage (Trends in linguistics. Studies and monographs; 119), Berlin, New York: Mouton de Gruyter, page 966
  3. ^ J̌ahukyan, Geworg (2010), “փափուկ”, in Vahan Sargsyan, editor, Hayeren stugabanakan baṙaran [Armenian Etymological Dictionary] (in Armenian), Yerevan: Asoghik, page 761b

Further reading[edit]

  • Awetikʿean, G.; Siwrmēlean, X.; Awgerean, M. (1836–1837), “փափուկ”, in Nor baṙgirkʿ haykazean lezui [New Dictionary of the Armenian Language] (in Old Armenian), Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • Petrosean, H. Matatʿeay V. (1879), “փափուկ”, in Nor Baṙagirkʿ Hay-Angliarēn [New Dictionary Armenian–English], Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy