Dikranagerdtsi Vernacular Handbook: P

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Dictionary of Dikranagerdtsi Words and Phrases - P


WORD/PHRASE and DEFINITION


Pabouj: Slipper (T./Ab/P.).

Păkhnil: To flee.

Păkht (K/P- băkht): success, happiness, honor, luck, fortune.

Paklava: Diamond suit in playing cards. (Used by women).

Palouza: Hodge-podge, mish-mash. (T. paluze: A kind of blancmange or jelly made of starch and sugar.).

Păn: Something.

Pǎn m’leh ch’igǎ: There’s nothing (going on).

Pantalo: Pants, trousers (F.)

Păntsunil: To use, to employ. (Kordzadzel).

Papaz: (T.): Priest; king in playing cards)

Para: Money (T. unit of currency)

Parcha-parcha: Broken into pieces, fall apart. (P. parchah, T. parcha: piece).

Părdăh: Shade, (P. curtain), (T. perde: curtain, screen)

Părts: Pillow

Părtsur: High.

Părtsutsnil: To raise.

Pat-kout: Onomatopeic representation of sounds of physical blows delivered to an adversary; similar to slam-bang in English.

Ped: Wood, stick

Pej: Shoulder.

Peshgir: Towel. (P) pishgir

Pezevăng: Pimp (T) pezevenk: procurer, panderer, cuckold.

Pij: Bastard, (T. Pich: Bastard, offshoot) Shan pij: son of a bitch.

Pillink: Latch-key. (A. Panali)

Pinchodil: To grow stale or moldy.

Pinti: Dirty, filthy (T. miserly, stingy, shabby.

Pis: (T.) Filthy, dirty, foul, obscene.

Pjătsăv: Rotted ? (Pjanal: to be destroyed, annihilated; pjatsnel: to destroy)

Portakal: (T. Orange)

Poshin vrăt (ch)ikă: May ashes (not) cover you. The negative is used when it is meant as a benign epithet, such as when applied to a child or friend.

Post: (T.) Skin, hide.

Poto: Short for potorgod: stormy. (Used for a child)

Poughg: Radish

Pour: Stomach, belly.

Poushman: Regretful, penitent, sorry for. (T. Pishman)

Pril: To spread.

Purtoun mi: A little, a bit, a plucking. (A. pert)

Purtsunil: To pluck.

Pushrodil: To crumble

Pushrounk: Crumb.

Pzez: May bug, tumble bug, gad-about. (Said of a child).

Pshtig: Diminutive of pousht (T. pusht) catamite

Pounar: (spring-water)