կործանեմ

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Old Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From կործան (korcan).

Verb[edit]

կործանեմ (korcanem)  (aorist indicative կործանեցի)

  1. (transitive) to overturn, to subvert, to overthrow, to demolish, to destroy, to ruin; to lay waste; to extirpate, to exterminate
    երկիր կործանելerkir korcanelto fell to the earth, to throw, strike or dash to the ground
    կործանել զպարիսպսkorcanel zparispsto dismantle, to pull down a rampart
    կործանել զոք ի հաւատոցkorcanel zokʿ i hawatocʿto pervert from the faith
    կործանել զմիմեանսkorcanel zmimeansto throw down, upset or destroy each other
    կործանել զկեանսkorcanel zkeansto come to an untimely end
    խաղն կործանեաց զնաxałn korcaneacʿ znagaming has been his ruin
  2. (in the mediopassive, intransitive) to fall backwards or on one's back; 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
  3. (in the mediopassive, intransitive) to be routed, dispersed, defeated
  4. (in the mediopassive, intransitive) to be exterminated, annihilated

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References[edit]

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