ցորեն

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Armenian[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Old Armenian ցորեան (cʿorean).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

ցորեն (cʿoren)

  1. wheat, Triticum
    ցորեն է թե՞ գարիcʿoren ē tʿe? gari(literally: Is it wheat or barley?) used when a baby is born: Is it a boy or a girl?
    ցորեն հաց որ չունես, ցորեն լեզու էլ չունեսcʿoren hacʿ or čʿunes, cʿoren lezu ēl čʿunes(literally: When you don't have wheat bread, you also don't have a wheat tongue) If you are too poor to have anything to offer, you should at least be kind.
    ցորեն չեմ կերել, արտի կողքից անցել եմcʿoren čʿem kerel, arti kołkʿicʿ ancʿel em(literally: I've never eaten wheat, but I have walked past a wheat field) I may not be formally educated, but I do know something.
    վերի արտի ցորե՞նն եսveri arti cʿore?nn es(literally: Are you wheat from the above field?) What makes you think you're better than us?
    տարեկան ցորենtarekan cʿorenhulled wheat, emmer wheat, Triticum turgidum, syn. Triticum dicoccon
  2. wheat seed
  3. (figuratively) wheatfield
  4. (figuratively) bread

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