քարշ

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Armenian[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Old Armenian քարշ (kʿarš); see it for more.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

քարշ (kʿarš)

  1. the act of pulling or of being pulled (found mainly in set phrases)
    քարշ գալkʿarš gal ― to drag, to trail, to be dragged/trailed
    քարշ տալkʿarš tal ― to drag, to pull
  2. traction

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Old Armenian[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Iranian karš-. Compare Avestan [script needed] (karš-, to drag, to draw furrows, plough)[script needed], Persian کشیدن (kašīdan, to draw, extract). The spelling քաշ (kʿaš) is a later form.

Noun[edit]

քարշ (kʿaršindeclinable

  1. the act of drawing to, dragging or drawing along
    ի քարշ, ընդ քարշi kʿarš, ənd kʿarš ― trailingly, creepingly
    ըստ/ի քարշ ածել, արկանել, ձգելəst/i kʿarš acel, arkanel, jgel ― to train, to trail, to draggle, to drag or draw along
    ի քարշ գնալi kʿarš gnal ― to crawl, to creep in the belly
  2. (music) a kind of music note
  3. (grammar) Armenian abbreviations symbol (՟)

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References[edit]

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