քաք

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Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Armenian քաք (kʿakʿ); see it for more.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

քաք (kʿakʿ)

  1. (vulgar) shit, crap

Declension[edit]

Derived terms[edit]


Middle Armenian[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *kakka-, whence also Old Armenian քակոր (kʿakor, dung); see it for more.

Noun[edit]

քաք (kʿakʿ)

  1. shit, crap
Descendants[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

From Persian کاک (kāk, dry bread).

Noun[edit]

քաք (kʿakʿ)

  1. dry bread

References[edit]

  • քաք in Ṙuben Łazaryan, Henrik Avetisyan (2009), Miǰin hayereni baṙaran [Dictionary of Middle Armenian] (second edition), Yerevan: Yerevan State University, page 807a
  • merde in Norayr N. Biwzandacʿi (1884), Baṙagirkʿ i gałłierēn lezuē i hayerēn [Dictionary from the French Language into Armenian], Constantinople: A. H. Boyajian Press, page 802
  • քաք in Hračʿeay Ačaṙean (1971–79), Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words], in 4 vols (second edition), Yerevan: Yerevan State University