կացին

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Armenian[edit]

կացին

Etymology[edit]

From Old Armenian կացին(kacʿin), which see below.

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Noun[edit]

կացին ‎(kacʿin)

  1. axe

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Old Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Classical Syriac ܚܨܝܢܐ(xaṣṣīnāʼ, a hatchet, a small axe with a short handle used with one hand). This is the only instance where Syriac ܚ(x) yields Old Armenian կ(k).

Noun[edit]

կացին ‎(kacʿin)

  1. axe, hatchet

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References[edit]

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