կից

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Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Armenian կից (kicʿ); see it for more.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

կից (kicʿ) (superlative ամենակից)

  1. together, united, conjoined
  2. close, near

Declension[edit]

Conjunction[edit]

կից (kicʿ)

  1. close, near, at

Noun[edit]

կից (kicʿ)

  1. (Western Armenian) Alternative form of կիցք (kicʿkʿ)
  2. (dialectal) Alternative form of կուց (kucʿ)

Declension[edit]


Old Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *dwi-sk-, from *dwóh₁ (two). Compare Old High German zwisk (double).

Adjective[edit]

կից (kicʿ)

  1. together, united, conjoined
    կից լինել‎ ― kicʿ linelto be annexed
  2. close, near

Adverb[edit]

կից (kicʿ)

  1. conjointly, together, at the same time
    կից ընթանալ‎ ― kicʿ əntʿanalto run together; to concur with, to cooperate; to compete

Noun[edit]

կից (kicʿ)

  1. (in the plural) joint, conjunction, union
    կիցք ճանապարհի‎ ― kicʿkʿ čanaparhiplace where four roads meet or cross, cross-road or cross-street
    կիցք բանից‎ ― kicʿkʿ banicʿcomposition, texture
    կիցք անդրեաց‎ ― kicʿkʿ andreacʿgroup of statuary
  2. (in the plural) the hind part of an animal
  3. (in the plural) kick, kicking (developed from the previous sense)
    կիցս արձակել, ընկենուլ, հանել‎ ― kicʿs arjakel, ənkenul, hanelto kick, to fling out or kick up the heels
  4. Alternative form of կուց (kucʿ)

Declension[edit]

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Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  • Petrosean, H. Matatʿeay V. (1879), “կից”, in Nor Baṙagirkʿ Hay-Angliarēn [New Dictionary Armenian–English], Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • Awetikʿean, G.; Siwrmēlean, X.; Awgerean, M. (1836–1837), “կից”, in Nor baṙgirkʿ haykazean lezui [New Dictionary of the Armenian Language] (in Old Armenian), Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • Ačaṙean, Hračʿeay (1971–1979), “կից”, in Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words] (in Armenian), 2nd edition, Yerevan: University Press, published 1926–1935
  • Martirosyan, Hrach (2010) Etymological Dictionary of the Armenian Inherited Lexicon (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 8), Leiden, Boston: Brill, page 365