վհուկ

ArmenianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Armenian վհուկ ‎(vhuk); see below.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

վհուկ ‎(vhuk)

  1. magician, sorcerer, wizard; witch
  2. evil woman, vixen, hag, witch

DeclensionEdit


Old ArmenianEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

The origin is uncertain.

NounEdit

վհուկ ‎(vhuk

  1. conjurer, sorcerer, wizard, magician
  2. prophetess, pythoness, witch, sorceress

DeclensionEdit

Derived termsEdit

DescendantsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • վհուկ in Mathias Bedrossian (1879), New Dictionary Armenian–English, Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • վհուկ in Gabriēl Awetikʿean, Xačʿatur Siwrmēlean, Mkrtičʿ Awgerean (1836–37), Nor baṙgirkʿ haykazean lezui [New Dictionary of the Armenian Language, a.k.a. NHB], in 2 vols, Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • վհուկ in Hračʿeay Ačaṙean (1971–79), Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words], in 4 vols (second edition), Yerevan: Yerevan State University [Reprint of the original edition: 1926–1935, in 7 volumes, Yerevan]
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