կարիճ

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See also: Կարիճ

Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Armenian կարիճ ‎(karič); see it for more.

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Noun[edit]

կարիճ ‎(karič)

  1. scorpion
  2. (dialectal, Karabakh) crayfish

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Old Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Armenian *karid-yeh₂-, borrowed from a substrate word, appearing also in Ancient Greek καρίς ‎(karís, general term for small crustaceans).

Noun[edit]

կարիճ ‎(karič)

  1. scorpion
  2. (astronomy) Scorpius
  3. (figuratively) thorny cudgel or stick

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References[edit]

  • Petrosean, H. Matatʿeay V. (1879), “կարիճ”, in Nor Baṙagirkʿ Hay-Angliarēn [New Dictionary Armenian–English], Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • Awetikʿean, G.; Siwrmēlean, X.; Awgerean, M. (1836–1837), “կարիճ”, in Nor baṙgirkʿ haykazean lezui [New Dictionary of the Armenian Language] (in Old Armenian), Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • Ačaṙean, Hračʿeay (1971–1979), “կարիճ”, in Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words] (in Armenian), 2nd edition, Yerevan: University Press, published 1926–1935
  • Martirosyan, Hrach (2010) Etymological Dictionary of the Armenian Inherited Lexicon (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 8), Leiden, Boston: Brill, page 354