քանոն

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Armenian[edit]

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Etymology 1[edit]

A ruler--a measuring device

From Old Armenian քանոն (kʿanon); see it for more.

Noun[edit]

քանոն (kʿanon)

  1. ruler (measuring tool)
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Etymology 2[edit]

dude with kanoon

From Arabic قانون (qānūn). The spelling ղանոն (łanon) is attested in Old Armenian.

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Noun[edit]

քանոն (kʿanon)

  1. (music) kanoon
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Old Armenian[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Via Classical Syriac or Parthian from Ancient Greek κανών (kanṓn). See also կանոն (kanon).

Noun[edit]

քանոն (kʿanon

  1. rod, bar of a cage, bed, etc.
  2. ruler, rule, square (tool)
  3. (figuratively) rule, guide, model, principle

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References[edit]

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