կոր

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Armenian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Armenian կոր (kor); see it for more.

Adjective[edit]

կոր (kor) (superlative ամենակոր)

  1. curved, crooked
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Noun[edit]

կոր (kor)

  1. (geometry) curve
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Etymology 2[edit]

From Old Armenian կոր (kor); see it for more.

Noun[edit]

կոր (kor)

  1. scorpion
Declension[edit]
Synonyms[edit]

Old Armenian[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

The origin is uncertain. Perhaps from Proto-Indo-European *gouh₁-ro- and cognate with Ancient Greek γῦρος (gûros). Possibly related to կեռ (keṙ), կորճ (korč) and dialectal կոռ (koṙ).

Adjective[edit]

կոր (kor

  1. curved, crooked
    ի կորi kor ― bowed, inclined; down, below, downwards
    ի կոր կորացեալi kor koracʿeal ― depressed, cast down
    ի կոր կործանելi kor korcanel ― to cut down, to overturn, to throw to the ground, to overthrow, to upset; (figuratively) to dishearten thoroughly, to strike with dismay, to confound, to abash
    ի կոր կործանիլi kor korcanil ― to fall, to break down, to sink, to be overthrown;fig.to droop, to be disheartened, to give way, to lose heart, to be ashamed, abashed
    կոր գիծkor gic ― curve
    կոր ի գլուխ, կոր ի կորkor i glux, kor i kor ― ashamed, confused, depressed, humbled, debased, humiliated with hanging head, humbly, full of shame, quite confused, abashed, ignominiously
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References[edit]

  • կոր in Mathias Bedrossian (1879), New Dictionary Armenian–English, Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • կոր 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
  • կոր in Hračʿeay Ačaṙean (1971–79), Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words], in 4 vols (second edition), Yerevan: Yerevan State University
  • “kor” in Hrach Martirosyan (2010), Etymological Dictionary of the Armenian Inherited Lexicon, Leiden, Boston: Brill Academic Publishers, ISBN 9789004173378, pages 373–374

Etymology 2[edit]

Probably a tabu-substition of the word for ‘scorpion’, from կոր (kor, crooked, curved), referring to scorpion's tail. For the semantics compare Persian کژدم (každom). A relation with կարիճ (karič) is also possible.

Noun[edit]

կոր (kor

  1. scorpion
  2. (astronomy) Scorpius

Declension[edit]

Synonyms[edit]
Derived terms[edit]
Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  • կոր in Mathias Bedrossian (1879), New Dictionary Armenian–English, Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • կոր 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
  • կոր in Hračʿeay Ačaṙean (1971–79), Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words], in 4 vols (second edition), Yerevan: Yerevan State University
  • “kor” in Hrach Martirosyan (2010), Etymological Dictionary of the Armenian Inherited Lexicon, Leiden, Boston: Brill Academic Publishers, ISBN 9789004173378, pages 374–375