փուտ

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Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Armenian փուտ (pʿut); see it for more.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

փուտ (pʿut)

  1. rottenness

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Adjective[edit]

փուտ (pʿut) (superlative ամենափուտ)

  1. rotten

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Old Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from Middle Iranian *pūt. Compare Middle Persian pwtk' (pūdag, foul, rotten), Persian پود (pūd, old), پوده (pūda, rubbed, worn), Avestan 𐬞𐬏𐬌𐬙𐬌 (pūiti, rottenness), Sanskrit पूतिक (pūtika, foul, stinking, putrid). These are ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *puH- (rotten).

Old Georgian ფუტურო (puṭuro) may be borrowed from Armenian.

Noun[edit]

փուտ (pʿut)

  1. rottenness, corruption, putrefaction
    փուտ ատամանցpʿut atamancʿcaries, cariosity

Declension[edit]

Adjective[edit]

փուտ (pʿut)

  1. rotten, putrid, spoiled
  2. illegitimate, bastard

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References[edit]

  • Ačaṙean, Hračʿeay (1971–1979), “փուտ”, in Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words] (in Armenian), 2nd edition, Yerevan: University Press
  • Awetikʿean, G.; Siwrmēlean, X.; Awgerean, M. (1836–1837), “փուտ”, in Nor baṙgirkʿ haykazean lezui [New Dictionary of the Armenian Language] (in Old Armenian), Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • Pokorny, Julius (1959) Indogermanisches etymologisches Wörterbuch [Indo-European Etymological Dictionary] (in German), volume III, Bern, München: Francke Verlag, page 848f
  • J̌ahukyan, Geworg (1987) Hayocʿ lezvi patmutʿyun; naxagrayin žamanakašrǰan [History of the Armenian language: The Pre-Literary Period] (in Armenian), Yerevan: Academy Press, page 549
  • Petrosean, H. Matatʿeay V. (1879), “փուտ”, in Nor Baṙagirkʿ Hay-Angliarēn [New Dictionary Armenian–English], Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy