կարիճ

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See also: Կարիճ

Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Armenian կարիճ (karič); see it for more.

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Noun[edit]

կարիճ (karič)

  1. scorpion
  2. (dialectal, Karabakh) crayfish

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Old Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Armenian *karid-yeh₂-, borrowed from a substrate word, appearing also in Ancient Greek καρίς (karís, general term for small crustaceans).

Noun[edit]

կարիճ (karič

  1. scorpion
  2. (astronomy) Scorpius
  3. (figuratively) thorny cudgel or stick

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References[edit]

  • կարիճ in Mathias Bedrossian (1879), New Dictionary Armenian–English, Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • կարիճ 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
  • կարիճ 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 354