խարիսխ

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Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Armenian խարիսխ ‎(xarisx).

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Noun[edit]

խարիսխ ‎(xarisx)

  1. anchor
  2. base, foundation, pedestal

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Old Armenian[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

The origin is unknown.

Noun[edit]

խարիսխ ‎(xarisx

  1. base, foundation, pedestal (of a column, pool, door, etc.)
  2. anchor
    խարիսխ արկանել, ընկենուլ զխարիսխ‎ ― xarisx arkanel, ənkenul zxarisx ― to anchor, to cast anchor
    խարիսխ վերացուցանել, լուծանել զխարիսխն‎ ― xarisx veracʿucʿanel, lucanel zxarisxn ― to weigh anchor
    խարիսխ արկեալ կալ‎ ― xarisx arkeal kal ― to be, to ride or to lie at anchor
    խարիսխ յուսոյ‎ ― xarisx yusoy ― anchor of hope
    խարիսխ փրկութեան‎ ― xarisx pʿrkutʿean ― sheet anchor; (figuratively) last resource, last shift
  3. (figuratively) leg

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References[edit]

  • խարիսխ in Mathias Bedrossian (1879), New Dictionary Armenian–English, Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • խարիսխ in Gabriēl Awetikʿean, Xačʿatur Siwrmēlean, Mkrtičʿ Awgerean (1836–37), Nor baṙgirkʿ haykazean lezui [New Dictionary of the Armenian Language, a.k.a. NHB], in 2 vols, Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • խարիսխ in Hračʿeay Ačaṙean (1971–79), Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words], in 4 vols (second edition), Yerevan: Yerevan State University [Reprint of the original edition: 1926–1935, in 7 volumes, Yerevan]
  • խարիսխ in Geworg J̌ahukyan (ed. by Vahan Sargsyan) (2010), Hayeren stugabanakan baṙaran [Armenian Etymological Dictionary], Yerevan: Asoghik, ISBN 978-9939-50-121-5
  • խարիսխ in Ṙubēn Łazarean (2000), Grabari baṙaran [Dictionary of Old Armenian], in 2 vols, Yerevan: Yerevan State University