երիկամն

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Old Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

The origin is uncertain. Perhaps connected with Georgian თირკმელი ‎(tirḳmeli).

Noun[edit]

երիկամն ‎(erikamn)

  1. kidney
  2. (figuratively) bowels, entrails
    խորտակել զերիկամունս‎ ― xortakel zerikamuns ― to break or sprain one's back
  3. (figuratively) heart; heart's secret
  4. (figuratively) Synonym of պարարտութիւն ‎(parartutʿiwn)

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References[edit]

  • Petrosean, H. Matatʿeay V. (1879), “երիկամունք”, in Nor Baṙagirkʿ Hay-Angliarēn [New Dictionary Armenian–English], Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • Awetikʿean, G.; Siwrmēlean, X.; Awgerean, M. (1836–1837), “երիկամունք”, in Nor baṙgirkʿ haykazean lezui [New Dictionary of the Armenian Language] (in Old Armenian), Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • Ačaṙean, Hračʿeay (1971–1979), “երիկամն”, in Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words] (in Armenian), 2nd edition, Yerevan: University Press, published 1926–1935