ց-

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Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Armenian ց- (cʿ-).

Pronunciation[edit]

Prefix[edit]

ց- (c’-)

  1. till, until, up to
    տեսություն (tesutʿyun) (tesut’yun) — seeing
    ցտեսություն (c’tesut’yun) — till seing (good bye)

Old Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Probably from Proto-Indo-European *(a)d-sḱ- grown from *ád (near, at).

Preposition[edit]

ց- (cʿ-)

  1. (with accusative) till, until, up to
    ցայսօրcʿaysōr ― until today
    ցերեկcʿerek ― daytime, the period till evening
    մինչեւ ցայժմminčʿew cʿayžm ― until now
    մինչեւ ցե՞րբminčʿew cʿe?rb ― to or till when?
    մինչեւ ցօրս ցայսminčʿew cʿōrs cʿays ― up to this day
    ցայդ վայր եկեսցեսcʿayd vayr ekescʿes ― heither shalt thou come, come thus far!
    ցմեծ ժամսcʿmec žams ― for long time
    կասկածեմ ցառաւօտն, եւ հասեալ յառաւօտն՝ երկնչիմ ցերեկոյնkaskacem cʿaṙawōtn, ew haseal yaṙawōtn, erknčʿim cʿerekoyn ― suspicions assail me till morning light, from break of day fear torments me till evening
  2. (with accusative) sometimes used in a dative sense
    ասէ ցնաasē cʿna ― says to him
    ասէ ցՏէրasē cʿTēr ― he says to the Lord

Derived terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • Armenian: ց- (cʿ-)

References[edit]

  • ց in Mathias Bedrossian (1879), New Dictionary Armenian–English, Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • ց in Hračʿeay Ačaṙean (1971–79), Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words], in 4 vols (second edition), Yerevan: Yerevan State University
  • Ašot Abrahamyan (1976), Grabari jeṙnark [A Handbook of Old Armenian] (fourth edition), Yerevan: Luys
  • Geworg J̌ahukyan (1987), Hayocʿ lezvi patmutʿyun; naxagrayin žamanakašrǰan [History of the Armenian language: The Pre-Literary Period], Yerevan: Academy of Sciences of the Armenian SSR, page 111