սոխակ

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Armenian

Etymology

From Old Armenian սոխակ (soxak).

Pronunciation

Noun

սոխակ • (soxak)

  1. nightingale
  2. (figuratively) someone with a very beautiful voice

Declension

Synonyms


Old Armenian

Alternative forms

  • սողակ (sołak) (post-classical)

Etymology

Borrowed from an unidentified Iranian source.

Noun

սոխակ • (soxak

  1. purple swamphen (Porphyrio porphyrio)
  2. thrush nightingale (Luscinia luscinia)
    սոխակ երգէ, գեղգեղէsoxak ergē, gełgełē — the nightingale sings

Declension

Descendants

References

  • սոխակ in Mathias Bedrossian (1879), New Dictionary Armenian–English, Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • սոխակ in Gabriēl Awetikʿean, Xačʿatur Siwrmēlean, Mkrtičʿ Awgerean (1836–37), Nor baṙgirkʿ haykazean lezui [New Dictionary of the Armenian Language], in 2 vols, Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • սոխակ in Hračʿeay Ačaṙean (1971–79), Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words], in 4 vols (second edition), Yerevan: Yerevan State University
  • սոխակ” in Geworg J̌ahukyan (ed. by Vahan Sargsyan) (2010), Hayeren stugabanakan baṙaran [Armenian Etymological Dictionary], Yerevan: Asoghik, ISBN 978-9939-50-121-5
  • սոխակ in Ṙubēn Łazarean (2000), Grabari baṙaran [Dictionary of Old Armenian], in 2 vols, Yerevan: Yerevan State University