կնճիռն

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The origin is uncertain.

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կնճիռն (knčiṙn)

  1. tie, knot (that is hard to untie)
  2. difficulty, hinderance, complication, embarrassment, entanglement, intrigue, scrape, hitch
    հատանել, բառնալ զկնճիռննhatanel, baṙnal zknčiṙnnto decide a question, to solve or set at rest a disputed point
  3. fraud, deceit
  4. intention, design
  5. bond, chain
  6. wrinkle, pucker on face or body; frowning, frown
    կնճիռն ծնանել յերեսսknčiṙn cnanel yeressto contract or knit one's brows, to frown; to look gruff, to put on a surly look; to turn up one's nose, to make wry faces
    կնճիռն կտաւոյknčiṙn ktawoyplaits, folds
  7. husks of grapes
    կնճիռն խաղողոյknčiṙn xałołoyhusks of pressed grapes

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  • Petrosean, H. Matatʿeay V. (1879), “կնճիռն”, in Nor Baṙagirkʿ Hay-Angliarēn [New Dictionary Armenian–English], Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • Awetikʿean, G.; Siwrmēlean, X.; Awgerean, M. (1836–1837), “կնճիռն”, in Nor baṙgirkʿ haykazean lezui [New Dictionary of the Armenian Language] (in Old Armenian), Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • Ačaṙean, Hračʿeay (1971–1979), “կնճիռն”, in Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words] (in Armenian), 2nd edition, Yerevan: University Press