սինլքոր

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Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Armenian սինլքոր (sinlkʿor); see it for more.

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սինլքոր (sinlkʿor) (superlative ամենասինլքոր)

  1. déclassé, belonging to the lower strata of society
  2. (figuratively) low, despicable, vile

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Old Armenian[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From սին (sin) +‎ լքեալ (lkʿeal) +‎ -որ (-or).

Adjective[edit]

սինլքոր (sinlkʿor)

  1. refuse, leftover
  2. low, despicable, vile
    սինլքոր ժողովրդեան, սինլքոր խուժանsinlkʿor žołovrdean, sinlkʿor xužanriffraff, dregs and refuse of the people, mob, rabble, scum of the people, the unwashed, the many-headed, beggarhood
  3. (as a noun) déclassé

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References[edit]

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