քիթ

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Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Armenian քիթ (kʿitʿ); see it for more.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

քիթ (kʿitʿ)

  1. (anatomy) nose
    մեծ քիթ ունենալmec kʿitʿ unenal ― to have a big nose
    քիթը կախելkʿitʿə kaxel ― to frown, to be gloomy
    քիթը քչփորելkʿitʿə kʿčʿpʿorel ― to pick one's nose
  2. (figuratively) the tip of something
  3. (figuratively) the prow of the ship

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Old Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

The origin is unkown.

Noun[edit]

քիթ (kʿitʿ

  1. nose
    քիթ կենդանեացkʿitʿ kendaneacʿ ― snout, muzzle
    մեծ քիթmec kʿitʿ ― a large, big or bottle nose
    փոքր քիթpʿokʿr kʿitʿ ― a little nose
    սրածայր քիթsracayr kʿitʿ ― a pointed nose
    շրջեալ քիթšrǰeal kʿitʿ ― a turned up nose
    տափակ քիթtapʿak kʿitʿ ― a snub or flat nose
    զքիթս ի վեր տանելzkʿitʿs i ver tanel ― to turn up the nose, to look scornful, haughty
    այսրէն ընդ քիթսն դառնալaysrēn ənd kʿitʿsn daṙnal ― to get into the nose, to go the wrong way in swallowing
  2. (figuratively) the tip of something

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References[edit]

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