կեղտ

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Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Armenian կեղտ (kełt).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

կեղտ (kełt)

  1. dirt
  2. stain

Declension[edit]

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Old Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

The origin is uncertain.[1][2] J̌ahukyan derives from Proto-Indo-European *gel-d-, from *gel- (to curl, ball up), with cognates in Proto-Germanic *klūtaz, *klautaz.[3][4] Ačaṙean derives from Proto-Indo-European *gʷed-lo-, from *gʷōw-, *gʷū- (dung, dirt), whence with a -dʰ- extension Proto-Germanic *kwēdaz, Proto-Slavic *gàditi, Lithuanian gė́da.[5][6]

Noun[edit]

կեղտ (kełt)

  1. dirt, filth; stain, blot
    հանել զկեղտhanel zkełtto clean, to scour, to take out stains
    Synonyms: աղտ (ałt), աղտեղութիւն (ałtełutʿiwn), աղտութիւն (ałtutʿiwn), անմաքրութիւն (anmakʿrutʿiwn), արատ (arat), բիծ (bic)

Declension[edit]

Adjective[edit]

կեղտ (kełt)

  1. dirty, filthy
    կեղտ անունkełt anuninfamy, dishonour, discredit, disrepute
    Synonyms: աղտեղի (ałtełi), կեղտեալ (kełteal), անմաքուր (anmakʿur)

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Ačaṙean, Hračʿeay (1973), “կեղտ”, in Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words] (in Armenian), volume II, 2nd edition, Yerevan: University Press, pages 570–571
  2. ^ Olsen, Birgit Anette (1999) The noun in Biblical Armenian: origin and word-formation: with special emphasis on the Indo-European heritage (Trends in linguistics. Studies and monographs; 119), Berlin, New York: Mouton de Gruyter, page 963
  3. ^ J̌ahukyan, Geworg (2010), “կեղտ”, in Vahan Sargsyan, editor, Hayeren stugabanakan baṙaran [Armenian Etymological Dictionary] (in Armenian), Yerevan: Asoghik, page 398a
  4. ^ Pokorny, Julius (1959) Indogermanisches etymologisches Wörterbuch [Indo-European Etymological Dictionary] (in German), volume II, Bern, München: Francke Verlag, page 358
  5. ^ Ačaṙean, Hračʿeay (1979), “Haykakankʿ (Armeniaca)”, in Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words] (in Armenian), volume IV, 2nd edition, Yerevan: University Press, page 635
  6. ^ Pokorny, Julius (1959) Indogermanisches etymologisches Wörterbuch [Indo-European Etymological Dictionary] (in German), volume II, Bern, München: Francke Verlag, pages 483–484

Further reading[edit]

  • Awetikʿean, G.; Siwrmēlean, X.; Awgerean, M. (1836–1837), “կեղտ”, in Nor baṙgirkʿ haykazean lezui [New Dictionary of the Armenian Language] (in Old Armenian), Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • J̌axǰaxean, Manuēl (1837), “կեղտ”, in Baṙgirkʿ i barbaṙ hay ew italakan [Armenian–Italian Dictionary], Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • Łazarean, Ṙ. S. (2006), “կեղտ”, in Grabari homanišneri baṙaran [Dictionary of Old Armenian Synonyms], Yerevan: University Press
  • Petrosean, H. Matatʿeay V. (1879), “կեղտ”, in Nor Baṙagirkʿ Hay-Angliarēn [New Dictionary Armenian–English], Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy