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ArmenianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Armenian փական (pʿakan); see it for more.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

փական (pʿakan)

  1. valve
  2. Alternative form of փականք (pʿakankʿ)

DeclensionEdit


Old ArmenianEdit

EtymologyEdit

փակեմ (pʿakem) +‎ -ան (-an)

NounEdit

փական (pʿakan)

  1. fastening, lock, padlock, latch, bolt
  2. (usually in the plural) key

DeclensionEdit

DescendantsEdit

  • Armenian: փական (pʿakan), փականք (pʿakankʿ)

ReferencesEdit

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