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

Noun[edit]

քած ‎(kʿac)

  1. bitch (female dog)
  2. the female of some other animals
    իշու քած‎ ― išu kʿac ― she-donkey
    գայլի քած‎ ― gayli kʿac ― she-wolf

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Adjective[edit]

քած ‎(kʿac)

  1. female
    քած ինձ‎ ― kʿac inj ― female leopard

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References[edit]

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