Old ArmenianEdit

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EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Indo-European *h₂(e)rH-mo- +‎ -ուկն (-ukn). Perhaps contaminated with մուկն (mukn, muscle). Cognate with Sanskrit ईर्म (īrma), Avestan 𐬀𐬭𐬨𐬀(arma), Ossetian арм (arm), Latin armus, Old Church Slavonic рамо (ramo) and Proto-Germanic *armaz.[1][2][3]

NounEdit

արմուկն (armukn)

  1. elbow
    արմկամբ խթել, մղելarmkamb xtʿel, młelto elbow, to push or thrust with the elbow
  2. branch of a vine

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Derived termsEdit

DescendantsEdit

  • Armenian: արմունկ (armunk)

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Ačaṙyan, Hračʿya (1940) Hayocʿ lezvi patmutʿyun [History of the Armenian Language] (in Armenian), volume I, Yerevan: University Press, pages 40–41
  2. ^ Ačaṙean, Hračʿeay (1971–1979), “արմուկն”, 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
  3. ^ Martirosyan, Hrach (2010), “armukn”, in Etymological Dictionary of the Armenian Inherited Lexicon (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 8), Leiden, Boston: Brill, page 141

Further readingEdit

  • Awetikʿean, G.; Siwrmēlean, X.; Awgerean, M. (1836–1837), “արմուկն”, in Nor baṙgirkʿ haykazean lezui [New Dictionary of the Armenian Language] (in Old Armenian), Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • Petrosean, H. Matatʿeay V. (1879), “արմուկն”, in Nor Baṙagirkʿ Hay-Angliarēn [New Dictionary Armenian–English], Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy