խորշ

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Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Armenian խորշ ‎(xorš).

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Noun[edit]

խորշ ‎(xorš)

  1. chink, cleft, opening
  2. pit, hole
  3. cave, cavern (in a mountain or ground)
  4. fold, plait, crease on a cloth
  5. wrinkle on a skin
  6. (geography) bay
  7. (architecture) niche
  8. (figuratively) slums of a city

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Old Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

The origin is uncertain.

Noun[edit]

խորշ ‎(xorš)

  1. pit; hole
  2. hollow, cavity; corner; nook, lurking-place, hidden corner; niche
    ի խորշ մի‎ ― i xorš mi ― in a corner
    խորշ լերանց‎ ― xorš lerancʿ ― cave, cavern
    խորշ կենդանեաց‎ ― xorš kendaneacʿ ― den, haunt, lair
    խորշ թռչնոց‎ ― xorš tʿṙčʿnocʿ ― eyrie, nest
    խորշ առնուլ առագաստից‎ ― xorš aṙnul aṙagasticʿ ― to swell or fill the sails, to get the wind
  3. compartment, cell
    խորշ նաւու‎ ― xorš nawu ― hold of a ship
    խորշս խորշս գործել‎ ― xoršs xoršs gorcel ― to make small rooms or cells
  4. (geography) bay
    խորշ ծովու‎ ― xorš covu ― gulf, bay; creek, cove
  5. fold, plait, crease on a cloth; wrinkle on a skin
    խորշ հանդերձից‎ ― xorš handerjicʿ ― fold, plait, crease
    խորշ զխորշիւ իջանել‎ ― xorš zxoršiw iǰanel ― to fold, to plait, to crease; to become wrinkled, to knit the brow
    խորշ երեսաց, ճակատու‎ ― xorš eresacʿ, čakatu ― dimple; wrinkle, puckering
    խորշս քաղել‎ ― xoršs kʿałel ― to fold variously
    խորշս արկանել յայտս‎ ― xoršs arkanel yayts ― to wrinkle, to pucker
    խորշս խորշս գործել‎ ― xoršs xoršs gorcel ― to gather, to plait

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References[edit]

  • Petrosean, H. Matatʿeay V. (1879), “խորշ”, in Nor Baṙagirkʿ Hay-Angliarēn [New Dictionary Armenian–English], Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • Ačaṙean, Hračʿeay (1971–1979), “խորշ”, in Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words] (in Armenian), 2nd edition, Yerevan: University Press, published 1926–1935