քծինք

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Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Armenian քծինք (kʿcinkʿ); see it for more.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

քծինք (kʿcinkʿ)

  1. (poetic, archaic) obsequiousness, servility, cringing

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Old Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

The origin is uncertain.

Noun[edit]

քծինք (kʿcinkʿpl 

  1. caresses, fondling, endearment, coaxing, fawning; wooing, court, courtship, gallantry
    ածել ի քծինսacel i kʿcins ― to tame, to domesticate, to familiarize
    գալ ի քծինսgal i kʿcins ― to grow tame, to be tamed
    քծինս տալ, ի քծինս հարկանիլkʿcins tal, i kʿcins harkanil ― to flatter, to endear

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References[edit]

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