կոր

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Armenian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Armenian կոր (kor); see it for more.

Adjective[edit]

կոր (kor) (superlative ամենակոր)

  1. curved, crooked
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Noun[edit]

կոր (kor)

  1. (geometry) curve
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Etymology 2[edit]

From Old Armenian կոր (kor); see it for more.

Noun[edit]

կոր (kor)

  1. scorpion
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Old Armenian[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

The origin is uncertain. Perhaps from Proto-Indo-European *gowh₁-ro- and cognate with Ancient Greek γῦρος (gûros). Possibly related to կեռ (keṙ), կորճ (korč) and dialectal կոռ (koṙ).

Adjective[edit]

կոր (kor)

  1. curved, crooked
    ի կորi korbowed, inclined; down, below, downwards
    ի կոր կորացեալi kor koracʿealdepressed, cast down
    ի կոր կործանելi kor korcanelto cut down, to overturn, to throw to the ground, to overthrow, to upset; (figuratively) to dishearten thoroughly, to strike with dismay, to confound, to abash
    ի կոր կործանիլi kor korcanilto fall, to break down, to sink, to be overthrown;fig.to droop, to be disheartened, to give way, to lose heart, to be ashamed, abashed
    կոր գիծkor giccurve
    կոր ի գլուխ, կոր ի կորkor i glux, kor i korashamed, confused, depressed, humbled, debased, humiliated with hanging head, humbly, full of shame, quite confused, abashed, ignominiously
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Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  • Petrosean, H. Matatʿeay V. (1879), “կոր”, in Nor Baṙagirkʿ Hay-Angliarēn [New Dictionary Armenian–English], Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • Awetikʿean, G.; Siwrmēlean, X.; Awgerean, M. (1836–1837), “կոր”, in Nor baṙgirkʿ haykazean lezui [New Dictionary of the Armenian Language] (in Old Armenian), Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • Ačaṙean, Hračʿeay (1971–1979), “կոր”, in Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words] (in Armenian), 2nd edition, Yerevan: University Press
  • Martirosyan, Hrach (2010), “kor”, in Etymological Dictionary of the Armenian Inherited Lexicon (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 8), Leiden, Boston: Brill, pages 373–374

Etymology 2[edit]

Probably a tabu-substition of the word for ‘scorpion’, from կոր (kor, crooked, curved), referring to scorpion's tail. For the semantics compare Persian کژدم (každom). A relation with կարիճ (karič) is also possible.

Noun[edit]

կոր (kor)

  1. scorpion
  2. (astronomy) Scorpius

Declension[edit]

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Derived terms[edit]


Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  • Petrosean, H. Matatʿeay V. (1879), “կոր”, in Nor Baṙagirkʿ Hay-Angliarēn [New Dictionary Armenian–English], Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • Awetikʿean, G.; Siwrmēlean, X.; Awgerean, M. (1836–1837), “կոր”, in Nor baṙgirkʿ haykazean lezui [New Dictionary of the Armenian Language] (in Old Armenian), Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • Ačaṙean, Hračʿeay (1971–1979), “կոր”, in Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words] (in Armenian), 2nd edition, Yerevan: University Press
  • Martirosyan, Hrach (2010), “kor”, in Etymological Dictionary of the Armenian Inherited Lexicon (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 8), Leiden, Boston: Brill, pages 374–375