կործանեմ

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Old Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From կործան (korcan).

Verb[edit]

կործանեմ (korcanem)  (aorist indicative կործանեցի)

  1. (transitive) to overturn, to subvert, to overthrow, to demolish, to destroy, to ruin; to lay waste; to extirpate, to exterminate
    երկիր կործանելerkir korcanel ― to fell to the earth, to throw, strike or dash to the ground
    կործանել զպարիսպսkorcanel zparisps ― to dismantle, to pull down a rampart
    կործանել զոք ի հաւատոցkorcanel zokʿ i hawatocʿ ― to pervert from the faith
    կործանել զմիմեանսkorcanel zmimeans ― to throw down, upset or destroy each other
    կործանել զկեանսkorcanel zkeans ― to come to an untimely end
    խաղն կործանեաց զնաxałn korcaneacʿ zna ― gaming has been his ruin
  2. (in the mediopassive, intransitive) to fall backwards or on one's back; 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
  3. (in the mediopassive, intransitive) to be routed, dispersed, defeated
  4. (in the mediopassive, intransitive) to be exterminated, annihilated

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References[edit]

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