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 կից ‎(kicʿ)

Declension[edit]


Old Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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

Adjective[edit]

կից ‎(kicʿ

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

Adverb[edit]

կից ‎(kicʿ)

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

Noun[edit]

կից ‎(kicʿ

  1. (in the plural) joint, conjunction, union
    կիցք ճանապարհի‎ ― kicʿkʿ čanaparhi ― place where four roads meet or cross, cross-road or cross-street
    կիցք բանից‎ ― kicʿkʿ banicʿ ― composition, texture
    կիցք անդրեաց‎ ― kicʿkʿ andreacʿ ― group 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, hanel ― to kick, to fling out or kick up the heels
  4. Alternative form of կուց ‎(kucʿ)

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References[edit]

  • կից in Mathias Bedrossian (1879), New Dictionary Armenian–English, Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • կից in Gabriēl Awetikʿean, Xačʿatur Siwrmēlean, Mkrtičʿ Awgerean (1836–37), Nor baṙgirkʿ haykazean lezui [New Dictionary of the Armenian Language, a.k.a. NHB], in 2 vols, Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • կից in Hračʿeay Ačaṙean (1971–79), Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words], in 4 vols (second edition), Yerevan: Yerevan State University [Reprint of the original edition: 1926–1935, in 7 volumes, Yerevan]
  • Hrach Martirosyan (2010), Etymological Dictionary of the Armenian Inherited Lexicon, Leiden, Boston: Brill Academic Publishers, ISBN 9789004173378, page 365