բժիշկ

ArmenianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Armenian բժիշկ (bžišk).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

բժիշկ (bžišk)

  1. doctor, physician

DeclensionEdit


Old ArmenianEdit

EtymologyEdit

An Iranian borrowing. Compare Middle Persian [script?] (bižišk, biǰišk, doctor), Manichaean Middle Persian [script?] (bzišk, doctor), Persian پزشک (pezešk). These are related to Sanskrit भिषज्यति (bhiṣajyati, to heal), भिषज् (bhiṣaj, curing; medicine; doctor).

NounEdit

բժիշկ (bžišk

  1. doctor, physician

DeclensionEdit

Derived termsEdit

DescendantsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • բժիշկ in Mathias Bedrossian (1879), New Dictionary Armenian–English, Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • բժիշկ in Gabriēl Awetikʿean, Xačʿatur Siwrmēlean, Mkrtičʿ Awgerean (1836–37), Nor baṙgirkʿ haykazean lezui [New Dictionary of the Armenian Language], in 2 vols, Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • բժիշկ in Hračʿeay Ačaṙean (1971–79), Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words], in 4 vols (second edition), Yerevan: Yerevan State University
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