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, գեղգեղէ‎ ― soxak ergē, gełgełē ― the nightingale sings

Declension

Descendants

References

  • Petrosean, H. Matatʿeay V. (1879), “սոխակ”, in Nor Baṙagirkʿ Hay-Angliarēn [New Dictionary Armenian–English], Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • Awetikʿean, G.; Siwrmēlean, X.; Awgerean, M. (1836–1837), “սոխակ”, in Nor baṙgirkʿ haykazean lezui [New Dictionary of the Armenian Language] (in Old Armenian), Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • Ačaṙean, Hračʿeay (1971–1979), “սոխակ”, in Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words] (in Armenian), 2nd edition, Yerevan: University Press, published 1926–1935
  • J̌ahukyan, Geworg (2010), “սոխակ”, in Sargsyan, Vahan, editor, Hayeren stugabanakan baṙaran [Armenian Etymological Dictionary] (in Armenian), Yerevan: Asoghik, ISBN 978-9939-50-121-5
  • Łazarean, Ṙ. S. (2000), “սոխակ”, in Tʿosunean G. B., editor, Grabari baṙaran [Dictionary of Old Armenian] (in Armenian), Yerevan: University Press