կրծեմ

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Old Armenian[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Te root is կուրծ- (kurc-), from Proto-Indo-European *gurǵ-, from *gruǵ-. Cognate with Russian грызть (gryztʹ) and Lithuanian graužti (to gnaw).

Verb[edit]

կրծեմ (krcem)  (aorist indicative կրծեցի)

  1. (transitive) to gnaw, to nibble
  2. (transitive) to corrode, to canker
  3. (transitive) to eat, to consume, to destroy
  4. (transitive) to take or carry away

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References[edit]

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