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EtymologyEdit

From Old Armenian փափուկ (pʿapʿuk).

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

փափուկ (pʿapʿuk) (superlative ամենափափուկ)

  1. soft
  2. tender, delicate

DeclensionEdit


Old ArmenianEdit

EtymologyEdit

The origin is unknown.[1][2][3]

AdjectiveEdit

փափուկ (pʿapʿuk)

  1. tender, delicate
    փափուկսpʿapʿuksdelicately, tenderly, gently
    փափուկ ախորժակpʿapʿuk axoržakfine taste
    փափուկ խիղճpʿapʿuk xiłčtender or scrupulous conscience
  2. holy, sacred

DeclensionEdit

Derived termsEdit

DescendantsEdit

  • Armenian: փափուկ (pʿapʿuk)
  • Georgian: ფაფუკი (papuḳi)
  • Udi: папукӏ (papuḳ)

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Ačaṙean, Hračʿeay (1979), “փափուկ”, in Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words] (in Armenian), volume IV, 2nd edition, reprint of the original 1926–1935 seven-volume edition, Yerevan: University Press, page 492b
  2. ^ Olsen, Birgit Anette (1999) The noun in Biblical Armenian: origin and word-formation: with special emphasis on the Indo-European heritage (Trends in linguistics. Studies and monographs; 119), Berlin, New York: Mouton de Gruyter, page 966
  3. ^ J̌ahukyan, Geworg (2010), “փափուկ”, in Vahan Sargsyan, editor, Hayeren stugabanakan baṙaran [Armenian Etymological Dictionary] (in Armenian), Yerevan: Asoghik, page 761b

Further readingEdit

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