կռկռալ

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Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Armenian կռկռալ ‎(kṙkṙal); see it for more.

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

կռկռալ ‎(kṙkṙal)

  1. to croak (of frogs)
  2. to crow (of birds)

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Middle Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Reduplication of the onomatopoeic root կռ- ‎(kṙ-).

Verb[edit]

կռկռալ ‎(kṙkṙal)

  1. to croak (said of birds, particularly crows, as well as of frogs, snakes, buffalos, etc.)

Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  • Łazaryan, Ṙ. S.; Avetisyan, H. M. (2009), “կռկռալ”, in Miǰin hayereni baṙaran [Dictionary of Middle Armenian] (in Armenian), 2nd edition, Yerevan: University Press, page 388b
  • Martirosyan, Hrach (2010) Etymological Dictionary of the Armenian Inherited Lexicon (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 8), Leiden, Boston: Brill, page 377