չարիք

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Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Armenian չարիք (čʿarikʿ); see below.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

չարիք (čʿarikʿ)

  1. evil, harm, something bad
  2. misfortune, disaster, calamity

Declension[edit]


Old Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

չար (čʿar) +‎ -իք (-ikʿ)

Noun[edit]

չարիք (čʿarikʿpl 

  1. ill, misfortunes, adversity, disaster, calamity, misery, tribulation, disgrace; evil deeds, malice, iniquity, rascality; ill-usage, violence
    չարիք ախտիցčʿarikʿ axticʿ ― the effects of the passions
    չարեօքčʿareōkʿ ― badly; wickedly; mischievously; spitefully
    չարիս գործելčʿaris gorcel ― to do evil, ill or wrong, to injure, to harm
    չարիք խօսել զումեքէčʿarikʿ xōsel zumekʿē ― to speak ill of, to slander
    չարեաց ի չարիս վերանալ, դիմելčʿareacʿ i čʿaris veranal, dimel ― to rush from bad to worse, to grow or get worse and worse
    զփոքրագոյնն ընտրեա ի չարիսzpʿokʿragoynn əntrea i čʿaris ― of two evils choose the less

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Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  • չարիք in Mathias Bedrossian (1879), New Dictionary Armenian–English, Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy