քսակ

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Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Armenian քսակ(kʿsak).

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Noun[edit]

քսակ ‎(kʿsak)

  1. pouch, sack, small bag
  2. (figuratively) money, dough, wealth
    փողի քսակ‎ ― pʿołi kʿsak ― money
  3. rubber cloth (for making waterproof clothing)
  4. (zoology) pouch, sac

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Old Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Persian *kysk'(kīsak, kīsag). Compare Persian کیسه(kīsa, purse).

Noun[edit]

քսակ ‎(kʿsak)

  1. purse, little bag, satchel; pack, packet
    քսակ արծաթոյ‎ ― kʿsak arcatʿoy ― purse, flat-purse, money-bag, billcase, portfolio
    քսակ հասարակաց ունել‎ ― kʿsak hasarakacʿ unel ― to have the same or a common purse

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References[edit]

  • Petrosean, H. Matatʿeay V. (1879), “քսակ”, in Nor Baṙagirkʿ Hay-Angliarēn [New Dictionary Armenian–English], Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • Awetikʿean, G.; Siwrmēlean, X.; Awgerean, M. (1836–1837), “քսակ”, in Nor baṙgirkʿ haykazean lezui [New Dictionary of the Armenian Language] (in Old Armenian), Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • Ačaṙean, Hračʿeay (1971–1979), “քսակ”, in Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words] (in Armenian), 2nd edition, Yerevan: University Press, published 1926–1935