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]
  • Armenian: քաք ‎(kʿakʿ)

Etymology 2[edit]

From Persian کاک ‎(kāk, dry bread).

Noun[edit]

քաք ‎(kʿakʿ)

  1. dry bread

References[edit]

  • Łazaryan, Ṙ. S.; Avetisyan, H. M. (2009), “քաք”, in Miǰin hayereni baṙaran [Dictionary of Middle Armenian] (in Armenian), 2nd edition, Yerevan: University Press, page 807a
  • Norayr N. Biwzandacʿi (1884), “merde”, in Baṙagirkʿ i gałłierēn lezuē i hayerēn [Dictionary from the French Language into Armenian], Constantinople: A. H. Boyajian Press, page 802
  • Ačaṙean, Hračʿeay (1971–1979), “քաք”, in Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words] (in Armenian), 2nd edition, Yerevan: University Press, published 1926–1935