կաւիճ

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Old Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From կաւ ‎(kaw) +‎ -իճ ‎(-ič). Compare լուիճ ‎(luič), ուտիճ ‎(utič), աղաւնիճ ‎(aławnič) for the suffix.

Noun[edit]

կաւիճ ‎(kawič)

  1. chalk
    հանք կաւճի‎ ― hankʿ kawči ― chalk-pit
    գծել կաւճաւ‎ ― gcel kawčaw ― to chalk out

Declension[edit]

Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  • Petrosean, H. Matatʿeay V. (1879), “կաւիճ”, in Nor Baṙagirkʿ Hay-Angliarēn [New Dictionary Armenian–English], Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • Ačaṙean, Hračʿeay (1971–1979), “կաւիճ”, in Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words] (in Armenian), 2nd edition, Yerevan: University Press, published 1926–1935