կախարդ

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Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Armenian կախարդ (kaxard).

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կախարդ (kaxard)

  1. sorcerer, wizard, magician
    չար կախարդčʿar kaxard ― evil wizard

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Old Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Iranian *kaxvard(a)-. Compare Avestan [script needed] (kaxᵛarəδa-, wizard).

Noun[edit]

կախարդ (kaxard

  1. charmer, enchanter, sorcerer, wizard, conjurer, magician

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References[edit]

  • կախարդ in Mathias Bedrossian (1879), New Dictionary Armenian–English, Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy, page 319b
  • կախարդ 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, volume I, page 1034b
  • Heinrich Hübschmann (1897), Armenische Grammatik. 1. Theil: Armenische Etymologie, Leipzig: Breitkopf & Härtel, page 162
  • Christian Bartholomae (1904), Altiranisches Wörterbuch, Strassburg: K. J. Trübner, column 462
  • կախարդ in Hračʿeay Ačaṙean (1971–79), Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words], in 4 vols (second edition), Yerevan: Yerevan State University, volume II, pages 486–487
  • Geworg J̌ahukyan (1987), Hayocʿ lezvi patmutʿyun; naxagrayin žamanakašrǰan [History of the Armenian language: The Pre-Literary Period], Yerevan: Academy of Sciences of the Armenian SSR, page 527
  • կախարդ in Geworg J̌ahukyan (ed. by Vahan Sargsyan) (2010), Hayeren stugabanakan baṙaran [Armenian Etymological Dictionary], Yerevan: Asoghik, ISBN 978-9939-50-121-5, page 373b