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 լինելkicʿ linelto be annexed
  2. close, near

Adverb[edit]

կից (kicʿ)

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

Noun[edit]

կից (kicʿ)

  1. (in the plural) joint, conjunction, union
    կիցք ճանապարհիkicʿkʿ čanaparhiplace where four roads meet or cross, cross-road or cross-street
    կիցք բանիցkicʿkʿ banicʿcomposition, texture
    կիցք անդրեացkicʿkʿ 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, հանելkicʿs arjakel, ənkenul, hanelto kick, to fling out or kick up the heels
  4. Alternative form of կուց (kucʿ)

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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
  • Martirosyan, Hrach (2010) Etymological Dictionary of the Armenian Inherited Lexicon (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 8), Leiden, Boston: Brill, page 365