կենցաղ

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Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Armenian կենցաղ (kencʿał); see it for more.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

կենցաղ (kencʿał)

  1. way of life, mode of life
  2. everyday life

Declension[edit]


Old Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From կենց- (kencʿ-), from *կեանց (keancʿ), an archaic genitive-dative of կեանք (keankʿ, life), +‎ -աղ (-ał).

Noun[edit]

կենցաղ (kencʿał)

  1. life
    սոսկական կենցաղsoskakan kencʿałprivate life
    վարել անփառունակ կենցաղvarel anpʿaṙunak kencʿałto pass life in obscurity
    վճարել ի կենցաղոյսvčarel i kencʿałoysto depart this life, to die
  2. conduct, behaviour, custom, manners
  3. present life
  4. world

Declension[edit]

Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  • Petrosean, H. Matatʿeay V. (1879), “կենցաղ”, in Nor Baṙagirkʿ Hay-Angliarēn [New Dictionary Armenian–English], Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • Awetikʿean, G.; Siwrmēlean, X.; Awgerean, M. (1836–1837), “կենցաղ”, in Nor baṙgirkʿ haykazean lezui [New Dictionary of the Armenian Language] (in Old Armenian), Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • Ačaṙean, Hračʿeay (1971–1979), “կեալ”, in Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words] (in Armenian), 2nd edition, Yerevan: University Press
  • J̌ahukyan, Geworg (1998), “-աղ”, in Hin hayereni verǰacancʿneri cagumə [The Origin of Old Armenian Suffixes] (Hayocʿ lezvi hamematakan kʿerakanutʿyan harcʿer; 2) (in Armenian), Yerevan: Anania Širakacʿi, pages 5–48