կրօն

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Old Armenian[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From կրեմ (krem) +‎ -օն (-ōn).

Noun[edit]

կրօն (krōn)

  1. law, right, custom, usage; manners, conduct, life
    խարազնաւոր կրօնxaraznawor krōna life passed in sack-cloth; fig. an austere or severe life
  2. religious order, monastic life
    մտանել ի կրօնսmtanel i krōnsto take the cowl or veil
  3. religion, faith; sect
    կրօն աստուածապաշտութեանkrōn astuacapaštutʿeanthe true faith
    փոխել զկրօննսpʿoxel zkrōnnsto change one's religion
    դառնալ ի կրօնսdaṙnal i krōnsto embrace or espouse the religion
    ինքնակամ կրօնքinkʿnakam krōnkʿsuperstition

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Usage notes[edit]

Usually used in the plural: կրօնք (krōnkʿ).

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References[edit]

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