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 zxarisxto anchor, to cast anchor
    խարիսխ վերացուցանել, լուծանել զխարիսխն‎ ― xarisx veracʿucʿanel, lucanel zxarisxnto weigh anchor
    խարիսխ արկեալ կալ‎ ― xarisx arkeal kalto be, to ride or to lie at anchor
    խարիսխ յուսոյ‎ ― xarisx yusoyanchor of hope
    խարիսխ փրկութեան‎ ― xarisx pʿrkutʿeansheet anchor; (figuratively) last resource, last shift
  3. (figuratively) leg

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References[edit]

  • Petrosean, H. Matatʿeay V. (1879), “խարիսխ”, in Nor Baṙagirkʿ Hay-Angliarēn [New Dictionary Armenian–English], Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • Awetikʿean, G.; Siwrmēlean, X.; Awgerean, M. (1836–1837), “խարիսխ”, in Nor baṙgirkʿ haykazean lezui [New Dictionary of the Armenian Language] (in Old Armenian), Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • Ačaṙean, Hračʿeay (1971–1979), “խարիսխ”, in Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words] (in Armenian), 2nd edition, Yerevan: University Press, published 1926–1935
  • J̌ahukyan, Geworg (2010), “խարիսխ”, in Sargsyan, Vahan, editor, Hayeren stugabanakan baṙaran [Armenian Etymological Dictionary] (in Armenian), Yerevan: Asoghik, ISBN 978-9939-50-121-5
  • Łazarean, Ṙ. S. (2000), “խարիսխ”, in Tʿosunean G. B., editor, Grabari baṙaran [Dictionary of Old Armenian] (in Armenian), Yerevan: University Press