կործան

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Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Armenian կործան(korcan); see it for more.

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Adjective[edit]

կործան ‎(korcan) ‎(superlative ամենակործան)

  1. (rare) overturned, destroyed, ruined

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Old Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

The root is կործ-(korc-), of uncertain origin.

Adjective[edit]

կործան ‎(korcanindeclinable

  1. prostrated, prostrate, prone
    կործան անկանիլ‎ ― korcan ankanil ― to fall upon one's face; to fall down; to go to ruin, to sink into decay, to be overthrown, to crumble away, to fall to pieces, to be ruined
    կործան արկանել‎ ― korcan arkanel ― to throw down, to overthrow, to destroy, to ruin

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References[edit]

  • Petrosean, H. Matatʿeay V. (1879), “կործան”, in Nor Baṙagirkʿ Hay-Angliarēn [New Dictionary Armenian–English], Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • Awetikʿean, G.; Siwrmēlean, X.; Awgerean, M. (1836–1837), “կործան”, in Nor baṙgirkʿ haykazean lezui [New Dictionary of the Armenian Language] (in Old Armenian), Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • Ačaṙean, Hračʿeay (1971–1979), “կործ”, in Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words] (in Armenian), 2nd edition, Yerevan: University Press, published 1926–1935