խաչակիր

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Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Armenian խաչակիր ‎(xačʿakir), from խաչ ‎(xačʿ, cross) + կրեմ ‎(krem, I carry, bear).

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Noun[edit]

խաչակիր ‎(xačʿakir)

  1. (historical) crusader

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Old Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

խաչ ‎(xačʿ) +‎ -ա- ‎(-a-) +‎ կրեմ ‎(krem)

Adjective[edit]

խաչակիր ‎(xačʿakir

  1. cross-bearing
  2. (figuratively) austere, laborious; virtuous

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Noun[edit]

խաչակիր ‎(xačʿakir

  1. (post-classical) cross-bearer
  2. (post-classical) crusader
    խաչակիրքxačʿakirkʿ ― the Crusades; the crusaders
  3. (post-classical, botany) cruciferous plant

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References[edit]

  • խաչակիր in Mathias Bedrossian (1879), New Dictionary Armenian–English, Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy