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ArmenianEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Ottoman Turkish بایقوش(baykuš) (Turkish baykuş).[1]

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

բայղուշ (bayłuš)

  1. (dialectal) owl
    Synonym: բու (bu)
  2. (dialectal) foreteller of misfortune
    Synonym: չարագուշակ (čʿaragušak)

DeclensionEdit

AdjectiveEdit

բայղուշ (bayłuš) (superlative ամենաբայղուշ)

  1. ominous, ill-boding, sinister

DeclensionEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Ačaṙean, Hračʿeay (1902), “պայխուշ”, in Tʿurkʿerēni azdecʿutʿiwnə hayerēni vray ew tʿurkʿerēnē pʿoxaṙeal baṙerə Pōlsi hay žołovrdakan lezuin mēǰ hamematutʿeamb Vani, Łarabałi ew Nor-Naxiǰewani barbaṙnerun [The Influence of Turkish on Armenian and Words Borrowed from Turkish in the Popular Armenian Language of Constantinople in Comparison with the Dialects of Van, Karabakh and Nor Nakhichevan] (Ēminean azgagrakan žołovacu; 3) (in Armenian), Moscow, Vagharshapat: Lazarev Institute of Oriental Languages