կենցաղ

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Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Armenian կենցաղ (kencʿał); see it for more.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

կենցաղ (kencʿał)

  1. way of life, mode of life
  2. everyday life

Declension[edit]


Old Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From կենց- (kencʿ-), from *կեանց (keancʿ), an archaic genitive-dative of կեանք (keankʿ, life), +‎ -աղ (-ał).

Noun[edit]

կենցաղ (kencʿał

  1. life
    սոսկական կենցաղsoskakan kencʿał ― private life
    վարել անփառունակ կենցաղvarel anpʿaṙunak kencʿał ― to pass life in obscurity
    վճարել ի կենցաղոյսvčarel i kencʿałoys ― to depart this life, to die
  2. conduct, behaviour, custom, manners
  3. present life
  4. world

Declension[edit]

Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  • կենցաղ in Mathias Bedrossian (1879), New Dictionary Armenian–English, Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • կենցաղ 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
  • կեալ in Hračʿeay Ačaṙean (1971–79), Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words], in 4 vols (second edition), Yerevan: Yerevan State University
  • -աղ” in Geworg J̌ahukyan (1998), Hin hayereni verǰacancʿneri cagumə [The Origin of Old Armenian Suffixes]. In Hayocʿ lezvi hamematakan kʿerakanutʿyan harcʿer [Questions of Comparative Grammar of the Armenian Language], Yerevan: Anania Shirakatsi