կարօտ

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Etymology[edit]

The original spelling is կարաւտ (karawt), from the root կար- (kar-, necessity) +‎ -աւտ (-awt).

Adjective[edit]

կարօտ (karōt)

  1. in want of
    կարօտ լինելkarōt linelto want, to need, to be or stand in want of
    կարօտ մնալ, գտանիլkarōt mnal, gtanilto be in a state of privation, to be unprovided with, to be without
  2. needy, necessitous, poor, indigent
    կարօտ ամենայնիւkarōt amenayniwin want of all things, poverty-stricken, destitute
  3. desirous, anxious, eager

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Noun[edit]

կարօտ (karōt)

  1. want, need, necessity, poverty, indigence
  2. desire, wish, longing

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References[edit]

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