սուրճ

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Armenian[edit]

մի բաժակ սուրճ
(mi bažak surč)

Etymology[edit]

From Old Armenian սուրճ (surč).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

սուրճ (surč)

  1. coffee bean
  2. coffee (beverage)
    մի բաժակ սուրճmi bažak surč — a cup of coffee

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References[edit]

  • սուրճ in Stepʿan Malxaseancʿ (1944–45), Hayerēn bacʿatrakan baṙaran [Armenian Explanatory Dictionary], in 4 vols, Yerevan: State Publishing House of the Armenian SSR
  • սուրճ in Hračʿeay Ačaṙean (1971–79), Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words], in 4 vols (second edition), Yerevan: Yerevan State University

Old Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

First attested in 1787. The origin is unknown. According to some, e.g. Malxaseancʿ, of onomatopoeic origin, from the sound made when sipping coffee. Rejected by Ačaṙyan. J̌ahukyan is more optimistic.

Noun[edit]

սուրճ (surč

  1. (post-classical, modern) coffee
    սուրճ անապակsurč anapak — black coffee
    սուրճ կաթնախառնsurč katʿnaxaṙn — coffee and milk
    սուրճ ջրախառնsurč ǰraxaṙn — strong coffee
    ժամ սրճոյžam srčoy — coffeetime
    եփել սուրճepʿel surč — to make coffee
    ըմպել սուրճəmpel surč — to drink coffee

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References[edit]

  • սուրճ in Mathias Bedrossian (1879), New Dictionary Armenian–English, Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • սուրճ in Hračʿeay Ačaṙean (1971–79), Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words], in 4 vols (second edition), Yerevan: Yerevan State University, volume IV, page 257a
  • սուրճ in Stepʿan Malxaseancʿ (1944–45), Hayerēn bacʿatrakan baṙaran [Armenian Explanatory Dictionary], in 4 vols, Yerevan: State Publishing House of the Armenian SSR, volume IV, page 251
  • սուրճ in Geworg J̌ahukyan (ed. by Vahan Sargsyan) (2010), Hayeren stugabanakan baṙaran [Armenian Etymological Dictionary], Yerevan: Asoghik, ISBN 978-9939-50-121-5, page 690b