կարճ

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Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Armenian կարճ (karč).

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կարճ (karč)

  1. short
  2. low
  3. brief, succinct

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Old Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

J̌ahukyan following Bailey derives from Iranian, together with կիրճ (kirč). Compare Khotanese [script?] (ke̮ca, cleft, ravine), for which Bailey reconstructs *kart-čā- or *kirsta-, from the base *kart- (to cut).

Adjective[edit]

կարճ (karč

  1. short; little; short, brief, curt, concise, succinct, laconic
    կարճ հասակաւkarč hasakaw — short in stature
    կարճոյ ճանապարհkarčoy čanaparh — the shortest way
    ընդ կարճոյ գնալənd karčoy gnal — to take the shortest or nearest way, to take a shortcut
    ի կարճոյ, կարճ ի կարճոյi karčoy, karč i karčoy — short, brief, abridged, summary; in short, briefly, in a few words, laconically, succinctly, summarily
    ի կարճոյi karčoy — in a short time, quickly
    ի կարճոյ հատանելi karčoy hatanel — to cut short, to state in few words

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References[edit]

  • կարճ in Mathias Bedrossian (1879), New Dictionary Armenian–English, Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • կարճ 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
  • կարճ in Hračʿeay Ačaṙean (1971–79), Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words], in 4 vols (second edition), Yerevan: Yerevan State University
  • “ke̮ca” in Harold W. Bailey (1979), Dictionary of Khotan Saka, Cambridge, London, New York, Melbourne: Cambridge University press, page 65a
  • կարճ in Geworg J̌ahukyan (ed. by Vahan Sargsyan) (2010), Hayeren stugabanakan baṙaran [Armenian Etymological Dictionary], Yerevan: Asoghik, ISBN 978-9939-50-121-5, page 394a