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ArmenianEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Old Armenian պատմուճակ (patmučak).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

պատմուճակ (patmučak)

  1. (rare) cloakroom attendant

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Old ArmenianEdit

EtymologyEdit

The basic meaning is “dresser”, from Middle Iranian *patmōčāk, an agent noun from *patihmáwčati, from *pati- + *hmáwčati (to clothe); see the latter for more. For the suffix see -ակ (-ak).

NounEdit

պատմուճակ (patmučak)

  1. wardrobe keeper, wardrobe master
    վանք պատմուճակաց, տուն պատմուճակացvankʿ patmučakacʿ, tun patmučakacʿThe Wardrobe, the room where the king's clothes and the crown are kept

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ReferencesEdit

  • Petrosean, H. Matatʿeay V. (1879), “պատմուճակ”, in Nor Baṙagirkʿ Hay-Angliarēn [New Dictionary Armenian–English], Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • Awetikʿean, G.; Siwrmēlean, X.; Awgerean, M. (1836–1837), “պատմուճակ”, in Nor baṙgirkʿ haykazean lezui [New Dictionary of the Armenian Language] (in Old Armenian), Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • Ačaṙean, Hračʿeay (1979), “պատմուճակ”, in Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words] (in Armenian), volume IV, 2nd edition, Yerevan: University Press, pages 46a
  • Asatrjan, G. S. (2013), “Parfjanskoje gōsān [Parthian gōsān]”, in Toxtasʹjev S. R., Lurʹje P. B., editors, Commentationes Iranicae. Sbornik statej k 90-letiju Vladimira Aronoviča Livšica[1] (in Russian), Saint Petersburg: Nestor-Istorija, →ISBN, page 103