խորշ

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Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Armenian խորշ (xorš).

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Noun[edit]

խորշ (xorš)

  1. chink, cleft, opening
  2. pit, hole
  3. cave, cavern (in a mountain or ground)
  4. fold, plait, crease on a cloth
  5. wrinkle on a skin
  6. (geography) bay
  7. (architecture) niche
  8. (figuratively) slums of a city

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Old Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

The origin is uncertain.

Noun[edit]

խորշ (xorš

  1. pit; hole
  2. hollow, cavity; corner; nook, lurking-place, hidden corner; niche
    ի խորշ միi xorš mi — in a corner
    խորշ լերանցxorš lerancʿ — cave, cavern
    խորշ կենդանեացxorš kendaneacʿ — den, haunt, lair
    խորշ թռչնոցxorš tʿṙčʿnocʿ — eyrie, nest
    խորշ առնուլ առագաստիցxorš aṙnul aṙagasticʿ — to swell or fill the sails, to get the wind
  3. compartment, cell
    խորշ նաւուxorš nawu — hold of a ship
    խորշս խորշս գործելxoršs xoršs gorcel — to make small rooms or cells
  4. (geography) bay
    խորշ ծովուxorš covu — gulf, bay; creek, cove
  5. fold, plait, crease on a cloth; wrinkle on a skin
    խորշ հանդերձիցxorš handerjicʿ — fold, plait, crease
    խորշ զխորշիւ իջանելxorš zxoršiw iǰanel — to fold, to plait, to crease; to become wrinkled, to knit the brow
    խորշ երեսաց, ճակատուxorš eresacʿ, čakatu — dimple; wrinkle, puckering
    խորշս քաղելxoršs kʿałel — to fold variously
    խորշս արկանել յայտսxoršs arkanel yayts — to wrinkle, to pucker
    խորշս խորշս գործելxoršs xoršs gorcel — to gather, to plait

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References[edit]

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