կործան

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Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Armenian կործան (korcan); see it for more.

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կործան (korcan)

  1. (rare) overturned, destroyed, ruined

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Old Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

The root is կործ- (korc-), of uncertain origin.

Adjective[edit]

կործան (korcan) (indeclinable

  1. prostrated, prostrate, prone
    կործան անկանիլkorcan ankanil ― to fall upon one's face; to fall down; to go to ruin, to sink into decay, to be overthrown, to crumble away, to fall to pieces, to be ruined
    կործան արկանելkorcan arkanel ― to throw down, to overthrow, to destroy, to ruin

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References[edit]

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