կրօն

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Old Armenian[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From կրեմ (krem) +‎ -օն (-ōn).

Noun[edit]

կրօն (krōn

  1. law, right, custom, usage; manners, conduct, life
    խարազնաւոր կրօնxaraznawor krōn ― a life passed in sack-cloth; fig. an austere or severe life
  2. religious order, monastic life
    մտանել ի կրօնսmtanel i krōns ― to take the cowl or veil
  3. religion, faith; sect
    կրօն աստուածապաշտութեանkrōn astuacapaštutʿean ― the true faith
    փոխել զկրօննսpʿoxel zkrōnns ― to change one's religion
    դառնալ ի կրօնսdaṙnal i krōns ― to embrace or espouse the religion
    ինքնակամ կրօնքinkʿnakam krōnkʿ ― superstition

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Usage notes[edit]

Usually used in the plural: կրօնք (krōnkʿ).

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References[edit]

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