տկար

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Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from Old Armenian տկար (tkar); see it for more.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

տկար (tkar) (superlative ամենատկար)

  1. weak, feeble, faint
    տկար կողմtkar kołmweakness
    տկար սեռtkar seṙ(dated) the weaker sex
  2. powerless, impotent, incapacitated
  3. sick, sickly, ill
  4. helpless, weak, vulnerable
  5. weak, frail, infirm (physically weak)
  6. unable, incapable, disorganized
  7. (figuratively) inferior, wretched, poor
  8. ineffective, ineffectual, uninfluential
  9. deficient, lacking, scant
  10. (figuratively) blurry, blurred, indistinct
  11. fragile, brittle, flimsy
  12. thin, slender, slim
  13. unstable, weak (mentally or emotionally weak)

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Old Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From տ- (t-) +‎ կար (kar).

Adjective[edit]

տկար (tkar)

  1. feeble, weak, debilitated
  2. powerless, impotent, infirm, languid, faint
  3. small, slight, slender, trifling
  4. fragile, frail

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References[edit]

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