ArmenianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Armenian արկ (ark); see below.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

արկ (ark)

  1. (military) shell, missile

DeclensionEdit


Old ArmenianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From the root of արկանեմ (arkanem).

NounEdit

արկ (ark)

  1. something that is thrown (e.g. a seed)
  2. something that is spread or extended (e.g. a rope, a trap)
  3. something that is constructed (e.g. a wall)

DeclensionEdit

DescendantsEdit

  • Armenian: արկ (ark)

ReferencesEdit

  • Awetikʿean, G.; Siwrmēlean, X.; Awgerean, M. (1836–1837), “արկ”, in Nor baṙgirkʿ haykazean lezui [New Dictionary of the Armenian Language] (in Old Armenian), Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • Ačaṙean, Hračʿeay (1971–1979), “արկ”, in Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words] (in Armenian), 2nd edition, reprint of the original 1926–1935 seven-volume edition, Yerevan: University Press