ծունր

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Old Armenian[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Of the same Proto-Indo-European origin as ծունգք (cungkʿ).

Noun[edit]

ծունր (cunrindeclinable

  1. (anatomy) knee
    ծունր դնել, կրկնել, ի ծունր իջանելcunr dnel, krknel, i cunr iǰanelto kneel, to bend the knees, to fall on one's knees
    առ ծունր լալaṙ cunr lalto weep all alone
    ծունր ածելcunr acelto adore, to worship
    արկանել ծունր զծնգաց եւ զսրտիarkanel cunr zcngacʿ ew zsrtito worship on bended knees
    ծունր հապա իcunr hapa idown on your knees!
    ի ծունր խոնարհեալ աղաչեմ զքեզi cunr xonarheal ałačʿem zkʿezI entreat it on my knees, or with bended knees
  2. (botany) knot
    ծունր կապելcunr kapelto be knitted, to be formed with knots or joints

Usage notes[edit]

The word was indeclinable and was used as the singular form of ծունգք (cungkʿ). Mainly found in idioms.

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References[edit]

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