սինլքոր

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Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Armenian սինլքոր (sinlkʿor); see it for more.

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սինլքոր (sinlkʿor)

  1. déclassé, belonging to the lower strata of society
  2. (figuratively) low, despicable, vile

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Old Armenian[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From սին (sin) +‎ լքեալ (lkʿeal) +‎ -որ (-or).

Adjective[edit]

սինլքոր (sinlkʿor

  1. refuse, leftover
  2. low, despicable, vile
    սինլքոր ժողովրդեան, սինլքոր խուժանsinlkʿor žołovrdean, sinlkʿor xužan — riffraff, dregs and refuse of the people, mob, rabble, scum of the people, the unwashed, the many-headed, beggarhood
  3. (as a noun) déclassé

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References[edit]

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