չարիք

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Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Armenian չարիք(čʿarikʿ); see below.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

չարիք ‎(čʿarikʿ)

  1. evil, harm, something bad
  2. misfortune, disaster, calamity

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Old Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

չար(čʿar) +‎ -իք(-ikʿ)

Noun[edit]

չարիք ‎(čʿarikʿpl

  1. ill, misfortunes, adversity, disaster, calamity, misery, tribulation, disgrace; evil deeds, malice, iniquity, rascality; ill-usage, violence
    չարիք ախտից‎ ― čʿarikʿ axticʿ ― the effects of the passions
    չարեօք‎ ― čʿareōkʿ ― badly; wickedly; mischievously; spitefully
    չարիս գործել‎ ― čʿaris gorcel ― to do evil, ill or wrong, to injure, to harm
    չարիք խօսել զումեքէ‎ ― čʿarikʿ xōsel zumekʿē ― to speak ill of, to slander
    չարեաց ի չարիս վերանալ, դիմել‎ ― čʿareacʿ i čʿaris veranal, dimel ― to rush from bad to worse, to grow or get worse and worse
    զփոքրագոյնն ընտրեա ի չարիս‎ ― zpʿokʿragoynn əntrea i čʿaris ― of two evils choose the less

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References[edit]

  • Petrosean, H. Matatʿeay V. (1879), “չարիք”, in Nor Baṙagirkʿ Hay-Angliarēn [New Dictionary Armenian–English], Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy