կոշկոճեմ

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Old Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From *կոճկոճեմ (*kočkočem), reduplication of կոճ- (koč-, to beat).

Verb[edit]

կոշկոճեմ (koškočem)  (aorist indicative կոշկոճեցի)

  1. (transitive) to beat, to strike, to bemaul, to beat to death, to torture, to put to the rack, to murder, to slay, to massacre, to butcher, to kill in a violent and cruel manner
  2. (in the mediopassive, intransitive) to torment or trouble oneself, to be extremely harassed, vexed, weary, very much fatigued

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References[edit]

  • Petrosean, H. Matatʿeay V. (1879), “կոշկոճեմ”, in Nor Baṙagirkʿ Hay-Angliarēn [New Dictionary Armenian–English], Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • Ačaṙean, Hračʿeay (1971–1979), “կոշկոճ”, 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 370