չորք

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Old Armenian[edit]

Old Armenian cardinal numbers
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    Cardinal : չորք ‎(čʿorkʿ)
    Ordinal : չորրորդ ‎(čʿorrord)
    Adverbial : չորիցս ‎(čʿoricʿs)
    Multiplier : քառակի ‎(kʿaṙaki)
    Collective : չորեքին ‎(čʿorekʿin)

Alternative forms[edit]

  • չորս ‎(čʿors) (the accusative form, post-classically adopted as nominative)

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *kʷetwóres ‎(four).

Numeral[edit]

չորք ‎(čʿorkʿpl

  1. (cardinal) four
    չորք անգամ‎ ― čʿorkʿ angam ― four times
    ի չորս գնալ‎ ― i čʿors gnal ― to go upon all fours
    բարձեալ ի չորից‎ ― barjeal i čʿoricʿ ― borne by four men
    որ օր չորք էին ամսոյն‎ ― or ōr čʿorkʿ ēin amsoyn ― on the fourth, on the fourth of the month

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Usage notes[edit]

The word has the following combining forms: չոր- ‎(čʿor-), չորեք- ‎(čʿorekʿ-), չորք- ‎(čʿorkʿ-), չորս- ‎(čʿors-).

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References[edit]

  • Petrosean, H. Matatʿeay V. (1879), “չորք”, in Nor Baṙagirkʿ Hay-Angliarēn [New Dictionary Armenian–English], Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • Awetikʿean, G.; Siwrmēlean, X.; Awgerean, M. (1836–1837), “չորք”, in Nor baṙgirkʿ haykazean lezui [New Dictionary of the Armenian Language] (in Old Armenian), Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • Ačaṙean, Hračʿeay (1971–1979), “չորք”, in Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words] (in Armenian), 2nd edition, Yerevan: University Press, published 1926–1935
  • Abrahamyan, Ašot (1976) Grabari jeṙnark [A Handbook of Old Armenian] (in Armenian), 4th edition, Yerevan: Luys