կորիւն

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See also: Կորիւն

Old Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

The origin is uncertain.

Noun[edit]

կորիւն (koriwn

  1. a cub or whelp of any wild beast
    կորիւն առիւծուkoriwn aṙiwcu ― lion's whelp
    կորիւն արջուkoriwn arǰu ― bear's cub, young bear
    կորիւն գայլոյkoriwn gayloy ― young wolf
    կորիւն շանkoriwn šan ― puppy, pup, whelp
    կորիւն իժիցkoriwn ižicʿ ― young viper
  2. (figuratively) fruit-like globules hidden under leaves of planes, elms and some other trees
  3. (figuratively) the arms shot by pumpkins, cucumbers and similar plants

Declension[edit]

Synonyms[edit]

  • (young of an anymal): ձագ (jag)

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Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  • կորիւն in Hračʿeay Ačaṙean (1971–79), Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words], in 4 vols (second edition), Yerevan: Yerevan State University
  • կորիւն 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
  • կորիւն in Mathias Bedrossian (1879), New Dictionary Armenian–English, Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy