կծու

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Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Armenian կծու (kcu); see it for more.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

կծու (kcu) (superlative ամենակծու)

  1. (of taste) bitter, sharp, spicy
  2. (figuratively) caustic, biting, acrimonious, acrid, ironic
  3. (figuratively) extreme, strong, sharp, piercing

Synonyms[edit]

Noun[edit]

կծու (kcu)

  1. (colloquial) bitter tasting food

Declension[edit]


Old Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From կիծ- (kic-) +‎ -ու (-u).

Adjective[edit]

կծու (kcu

  1. sharp to the taste, sour, acid, tart
  2. (figuratively) pungent, biting, piquant, slandering, rude, satirical

Declension[edit]

Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  • կծու in Mathias Bedrossian (1879), New Dictionary Armenian–English, Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • կծու in Manuēl J̌axǰaxean (1837), Dizionario armeno-italiano, in 2 vols, Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • կիծ in Hračʿeay Ačaṙean (1971–79), Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words], in 4 vols (second edition), Yerevan: Yerevan State University