քրքանք

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Old Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

քրքեմ (kʿrkʿem) +‎ -անք (-ankʿ)

Noun[edit]

քրքանք (kʿrkʿankʿpl 

  1. hearty laugh, loud or derisive laughter, burst of laughter
    քրքանք բառնալkʿrkʿankʿ baṙnal ― to burst out a laughing, to burst into a loud derisive laugh, to laugh outright or immoderately, to roar with laughter
    քրքանք կալkʿrkʿankʿ kal ― to be laughed at, derided, scorned

Declension[edit]

References[edit]

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