ճարտար

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Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Armenian ճարտար (čartar).

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Adjective[edit]

ճարտար (čartar) (superlative ամենաճարտար)

  1. skilful, artful, able

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Old Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

The origin is uncertain.

Adjective[edit]

ճարտար (čartar

  1. dexterous, handy, industrious, ingenious, skilful, adroit, able, clever, expert
    ճարտար ի քանդակագործութիւնčartar i kʿandakagorcutʿiwn ― excelling in sculpture
    ճարտար գիտելčartar gitel ― to know perfectly, thoroughly
  2. (figuratively) artful, cunning, sharp, sly, shrewd, crafty
    ճարտար ի կեղծաւորելčartar i kełcaworel ― adroit at dissembling, crafty

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Noun[edit]

ճարտար (čartar

  1. artisan, mechanic, artificer, master

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Adverb[edit]

ճարտար (čartar)

  1. well, wisely, thoroughly, to the bottom

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References[edit]

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