կնճիթ

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Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Armenian կնճիթ(knčitʿ).

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Noun[edit]

կնճիթ ‎(knčitʿ)

  1. snout, muzzle, nose (of a pig or boar)
  2. trunk (of an elephant)
  3. proboscis (of insects)

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Old Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Ačaṙyan leaves the origin open.

Noun[edit]

կնճիթ ‎(knčitʿ)

  1. snout, muzzle, nose (of a pig or boar)
  2. trunk (of an elephant)

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References[edit]

  • Petrosean, H. Matatʿeay V. (1879), “կնճիթ”, in Nor Baṙagirkʿ Hay-Angliarēn [New Dictionary Armenian–English], Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • Awetikʿean, G.; Siwrmēlean, X.; Awgerean, M. (1836–1837), “կնճիթ”, in Nor baṙgirkʿ haykazean lezui [New Dictionary of the Armenian Language] (in Old Armenian), Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • Ačaṙean, Hračʿeay (1973), “կնճիթ”, in Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words] (in Armenian), volume II, 2nd edition, Yerevan: University Press, published 1926–1935, pages 609–610