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ArmenianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Armenian քսակ (kʿsak).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

քսակ (kʿsak)

  1. pouch, sack, small bag
  2. (figuratively) money, dough, wealth
    փողի քսակpʿołi kʿsakmoney
  3. rubber cloth (for making waterproof clothing)
  4. the pouch or sac of an animal

DeclensionEdit


Old ArmenianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle Persian *kysk' (/kīsak, kīsag/), ultimately from Akkadian 𒋢𒃻𒉌𒌓 (kīsu, leather bag for weights and silver; silver capital; treasury). See Persian کیسه(kise, purse) for more cognates.

NounEdit

քսակ (kʿsak)

  1. purse, little bag, satchel; pack, packet
    քսակ արծաթոյkʿsak arcatʿoypurse, flat-purse, money-bag, billcase, portfolio
    քսակ հասարակաց ունելkʿsak hasarakacʿ unelto have the same or a common purse

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DescendantsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • Petrosean, H. Matatʿeay V. (1879), “քսակ”, in Nor Baṙagirkʿ Hay-Angliarēn [New Dictionary Armenian–English], Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • Awetikʿean, G.; Siwrmēlean, X.; Awgerean, M. (1836–1837), “քսակ”, in Nor baṙgirkʿ haykazean lezui [New Dictionary of the Armenian Language] (in Old Armenian), Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • Ačaṙean, Hračʿeay (1971–1979), “քսակ”, in Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words] (in Armenian), 2nd edition, reprint of the original 1926–1935 seven-volume edition, Yerevan: University Press