կրծեմ

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Old Armenian[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Te root is կուրծ-(kurc-), from Proto-Indo-European *gurǵ-, from *gruǵ-. Cognate with Russian грызть(gryztʹ) and Lithuanian graužti(to gnaw).

Verb[edit]

կրծեմ (krcem)  (aorist indicative կրծեցի)

  1. (transitive) to gnaw, to nibble
  2. (transitive) to corrode, to canker
  3. (transitive) to eat, to consume, to destroy
  4. (transitive) to take or carry away

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References[edit]

  • Petrosean, H. Matatʿeay V. (1879), “կրծեմ”, in Nor Baṙagirkʿ Hay-Angliarēn [New Dictionary Armenian–English], Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • Ačaṙean, Hračʿeay (1971–1979), “կուրծ”, in Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words] (in Armenian), 2nd edition, Yerevan: University Press, published 1926–1935