չորք

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Old Armenian[edit]

Old Armenian cardinal numbers
3 4 5
    Cardinal : չորք (čʿorkʿ)
    Ordinal : չորրորդ (čʿorrord)
    Adverbial : չորիցս (čʿoricʿs)
    Multiplier : քառակի (kʿaṙaki)
    Collective : չորեքին (čʿorekʿin)

Alternative forms[edit]

  • չորս (čʿors) (the accusative form, post-classically adopted as nominative)

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *kʷetwóres (four).

Numeral[edit]

չորք (čʿorkʿpl

  1. (cardinal) four
    չորք անգամčʿorkʿ angam — four times
    ի չորս գնալi čʿors gnal — to go upon all fours
    բարձեալ ի չորիցbarjeal i čʿoricʿ — borne by four men
    որ օր չորք էին ամսոյնor ōr čʿorkʿ ēin amsoyn — on the fourth, on the fourth of the month

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Usage notes[edit]

The word has the following combining forms: չոր- (čʿor-), չորեք- (čʿorekʿ-), չորք- (čʿorkʿ-), չորս- (čʿors-).

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References[edit]

  • չորք in Mathias Bedrossian (1879), New Dictionary Armenian–English, Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • չորք 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
  • չորք in Hračʿeay Ačaṙean (1971–79), Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words], in 4 vols (second edition), Yerevan: Yerevan State University
  • Ašot Abrahamyan (1976), Grabari jeṙnark [A Handbook of Old Armenian] (fourth edition), Yerevan: Luys