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 խուժան‎ ― sinlkʿor žołovrdean, sinlkʿor xužan ― riffraff, 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, published 1926–1935