կասկ

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Armenian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Armenian կասկ (kask); see it for more.

Noun[edit]

կասկ (kask)

  1. (archaic) pearl barley
  2. (archaic) food made of pearl barley, similar to harissa
Declension[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

From Old Armenian կասկ (kask); see it for more.

Noun[edit]

կասկ (kask)

  1. (archaic) chestnut
Declension[edit]

References[edit]

  • կասկ in A. S. Łaribyan, Ē. B. Ałayan, G. B. J̌ahukyan, S. G. Abrahamyan, V. D. Aṙakʿelyan (editors-in-chief) (1969–80), Žamanakakicʿ hayocʿ lezvi bacʿatrakan baṙaran [Explanatory Dictionary of Contemporary Armenian], in 4 vols, Yerevan: Academy of Sciences of the Armenian SSR

Old Armenian[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

An Iranian borrowing. Compare Munji [script needed] (kåsk, barley), Yazgulyam [script needed] (kåsk, barley), Persian کشک (kašk, barley).

Noun[edit]

կասկ (kask

  1. pearl barley
  2. food made of pearl barley, similar to harissa
Declension[edit]
Derived terms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

Probably a borrowing from a Mediterranean/Pontic substrate, found also in Ancient Greek κάστανον (kástanon).

Noun[edit]

կասկ (kask

  1. chestnut
Derived terms[edit]
Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  • կասկ in Mathias Bedrossian (1879), New Dictionary Armenian–English, Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • կասկ 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
  • կասկ in Hračʿeay Ačaṙean (1971–79), Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words], in 4 vols (second edition), Yerevan: Yerevan State University
  • Hrach Martirosyan (2010), Etymological Dictionary of the Armenian Inherited Lexicon, Leiden, Boston: Brill Academic Publishers, ISBN 9789004173378, page 353