կայծ

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Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Armenian կայծ (kayc).

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կայծ (kayc)

  1. spark, sparkle
    կայծ տալkayc tal ― to sparkle, scintillate

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Old Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

According to Ačaṙyan, derived from Proto-Indo-European *gaid- and connected with Lithuanian gaidrùs and giẽdras (clear, bright, serene), gaidrà and giedrà (clear, serene weather), Latvian dzidrums (clarity, serenity), gaiss (air), gaišs (clear, light, bright), gaisma (light) and Old Prussian gaylis (white). According to some also connected with Ancient Greek φαιδρός (phaidrós, bright, shining), φαίδιμος (phaídimos, shining, splendid), φαιός (phaiós, dark, grey), etc.

Noun[edit]

կայծ (kayc

  1. spark, sparkle
  2. fire
  3. carbuncle (gemstone)

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References[edit]

  • կայծ in Mathias Bedrossian (1879), New Dictionary Armenian–English, Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • կայծ in Hračʿeay Ačaṙean (1971–79), Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words], in 4 vols (second edition), Yerevan: Yerevan State University
  • կայծ in Gabriēl Awetikʿean, Xačʿatur Siwrmēlean, Mkrtičʿ Awgerean (1836–37), Nor baṙgirkʿ haykazean lezui [New Dictionary of the Armenian Language], in 2 vols, Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy