կծանեմ

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Old Armenian[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

The root is կիծ- (kic-), of uncertain origin, +‎ -ան- (-an-). Perhaps from Proto-Indo-European *geyd- (to stick, jab, tickle) and cognate with English kittle, German kitzeln (to tickle), Icelandic kitla (to tickle). See also Old Armenian կէտ (kēt), Middle Armenian կէտ (kēt, kind of biting fly), Armenian կիճ (kič), ճիճ (čič).

Verb[edit]

կծանեմ (kcanem)

  1. (transitive) to bite; to sting
    կծանել զհացkcanel zhacʿto cut or break bread
    ձեռն իմ կծէjeṙn im kcēmy hand itches
  2. (transitive) to torment (in the form կծել (kcel) only)
  3. (intransitive) to feel sting/pain (in the form կծել (kcel) only)

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References[edit]

  • Petrosean, H. Matatʿeay V. (1879), “կծանեմ”, in Nor Baṙagirkʿ Hay-Angliarēn [New Dictionary Armenian–English], Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • Awetikʿean, G.; Siwrmēlean, X.; Awgerean, M. (1836–1837), “կծանեմ”, in Nor baṙgirkʿ haykazean lezui [New Dictionary of the Armenian Language] (in Old Armenian), Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • Ačaṙean, Hračʿeay (1971–1979), “կիծ”, 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 362