որքիւն

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Old Armenian[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

The origin is uncertain.

Noun[edit]

որքիւն ‎(orkʿiwn)

  1. (pathology) herpes

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Usage notes[edit]

As shown by Ačaṙyan, the singular nominative form *որքին ‎(*orkʿin) supposed by Old Armenian dictionaries is a wrong back-formation from որքինոտ ‎(orkʿinot), a misspelling of *որքիւնոտ ‎(*orkʿiwnot).

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References[edit]

  • Ačaṙean, Hračʿeay (1971–1979), “որքիւն”, 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), “որքին”, in Nor baṙgirkʿ haykazean lezui [New Dictionary of the Armenian Language] (in Old Armenian), Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • Petrosean, H. Matatʿeay V. (1879), “որքիւն”, in Nor Baṙagirkʿ Hay-Angliarēn [New Dictionary Armenian–English], Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy