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 կործանել‎ ― erkir korcanel ― to fell to the earth, to throw, strike or dash to the ground
    կործանել զպարիսպս‎ ― korcanel zparisps ― to dismantle, to pull down a rampart
    կործանել զոք ի հաւատոց‎ ― korcanel zokʿ i hawatocʿ ― to pervert from the faith
    կործանել զմիմեանս‎ ― korcanel zmimeans ― to throw down, upset or destroy each other
    կործանել զկեանս‎ ― korcanel zkeans ― to come to an untimely end
    խաղն կործանեաց զնա‎ ― xałn korcaneacʿ zna ― gaming 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, published 1926–1935
  • 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