գրիչ

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Armenian[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Old Armenian գրիչ (gričʿ); see below.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

գրիչ (gričʿ)

  1. pen
  2. copyist (of manuscripts)
  3. scribe

Declension[edit]


Old Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

գրեմ (grem) +‎ -իչ (-ičʿ)

Noun[edit]

գրիչ (gričʿ

  1. writer, scribe, author
  2. pen
    գրիչ երկաթիgričʿ erkatʿi ― style; graver; steel-pen
    փետուր գրիչpʿetur gričʿ ― goose-quill
    գրիչ նկարչիgričʿ nkarčʿi ― pencil

Declension[edit]

Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  • գրիչ in Mathias Bedrossian (1879), New Dictionary Armenian–English, Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • գրիչ 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
  • գիր in Hračʿeay Ačaṙean (1971–79), Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words], in 4 vols (second edition), Yerevan: Yerevan State University