ArmenianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From շուն (šun, dog) +‎ -ա- (-a-) +‎ ձուկ (juk, fish). Compare English dogfish and Ancient Greek θαλάττιος κύων (thaláttios kúōn, sea dog), both referring to one of the types of shark.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

շնաձուկ (šnajuk)

  1. shark

Usage notesEdit

In colloquial speech Russian аку́ла (akúla) is used instead.

DeclensionEdit