քած

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Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Armenian քած (kʿac); see it for more.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

քած (kʿac)

  1. (colloquial) bitch (female dog)
  2. (colloquial) the female of some other animals
  3. (colloquial, offensive) bitch (woman)
  4. (colloquial, offensive) whore, slut

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Old Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

A Caucasian borrowing. Compare Lezgi кач (kač, bitch), Lak куча (kuča, bitch), Tsez кача (bitch).

Noun[edit]

քած (kʿac) (singular genitive քածի, plural genitive քածից)

  1. bitch (female dog)
  2. the female of some other animals
    իշու քածišu kʿac — she-donkey
    գայլի քածgayli kʿac — she-wolf

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Adjective[edit]

քած (kʿac) (singular genitive քածի, plural genitive քածից))

  1. female
    քած ինձkʿac inj — female leopard

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References[edit]

  • քած in Mathias Bedrossian (1879), New Dictionary Armenian–English, Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • քած in Gabriēl Awetikʿean, Xačʿatur Siwrmēlean, Mkrtičʿ Awgerean (1836–37), Nor baṙgirkʿ haykazean lezui [New Dictionary of the Armenian Language], in 2 vols, Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • քած in Hračʿeay Ačaṙean (1971–79), Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words], in 4 vols (second edition), Yerevan: Yerevan State University