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EtymologyEdit

From Old Armenian բժիշկ (bžišk).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

բժիշկ (bžišk)

  1. doctor, physician

DeclensionEdit

Related termsEdit


Old ArmenianEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Iranian; compare Parthian 𐫁𐫉𐫏𐫢𐫐 (bzyšk /bizešk/), Middle Persian [Book Pahlavi needed] (bcšk'), 𐫁𐫉𐫏𐫢𐫐 (bzyšk /bizešk/, doctor, physician) (whence Persian پزشک (pezešk)).[1][2]

NounEdit

բժիշկ (bžišk)

  1. doctor, physician

DeclensionEdit

Derived termsEdit

DescendantsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Ačaṙean, Hračʿeay (1971), “բժիշկ”, in Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words] (in Armenian), volume I, 2nd edition, Yerevan: University Press, page 448
  2. ^ Schmitt, Rüdiger (1983), “Iranisches Lehngut im Armenischen”, in Revue des Études Arméniennes (in German), volume 17, page 93

Further readingEdit

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