կասկ

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Armenian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Learned borrowing from Old Armenian կասկ (kask)

Noun[edit]

կասկ (kask)

  1. (archaic) pearl barley
  2. (archaic) food made of pearl barley, similar to harissa
Declension[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

Learned borrowing from Old Armenian կասկ (kask)

Noun[edit]

կասկ (kask)

  1. (archaic) chestnut
Declension[edit]

References[edit]

  • կասկ”, in Žamanakakicʿ hayocʿ lezvi bacʿatrakan baṙaran [Explanatory Dictionary of Contemporary Armenian] (in Armenian), Yerevan: Academy Press, 1969–1980

Old Armenian[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

An Iranian borrowing. Compare Munji [script needed] (kåsk, barley), Yazgulyam [script needed] (kåsk, barley), Persian کشک (kašk, barley).

Noun[edit]

կասկ (kask)

  1. pearl barley
  2. food made of pearl barley, similar to harissa
Declension[edit]
Derived terms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

Probably a borrowing from a Mediterranean/Pontic substrate, found also in Ancient Greek κᾰ́στᾰνᾰ (kástana).

Noun[edit]

կասկ (kask)

  1. chestnut
Derived terms[edit]
Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  • Ačaṙean, Hračʿeay (1971–1979), “կասկ”, in Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words] (in Armenian), 2nd edition, Yerevan: University Press
  • Awetikʿean, G.; Siwrmēlean, X.; Awgerean, M. (1836–1837), “կասկ”, in Nor baṙgirkʿ haykazean lezui [New Dictionary of the Armenian Language] (in Old Armenian), Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • Martirosyan, Hrach (2010) Etymological Dictionary of the Armenian Inherited Lexicon (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 8), Leiden, Boston: Brill, page 353
  • Petrosean, H. Matatʿeay V. (1879), “կասկ”, in Nor Baṙagirkʿ Hay-Angliarēn [New Dictionary Armenian–English], Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy