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 կրօն‎ ― xaraznawor krōn ― a life passed in sack-cloth; fig. an austere or severe life
  2. religious order, monastic life
    մտանել ի կրօնս‎ ― mtanel i krōns ― to take the cowl or veil
  3. religion, faith; sect
    կրօն աստուածապաշտութեան‎ ― krōn astuacapaštutʿean ― the true faith
    փոխել զկրօննս‎ ― pʿoxel zkrōnns ― to change one's religion
    դառնալ ի կրօնս‎ ― daṙnal i krōns ― to embrace or espouse the religion
    ինքնակամ կրօնք‎ ― inkʿnakam krōnkʿ ― superstition

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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, published 1926–1935