քաղց

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Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Armenian քաղց (kʿałcʿ).

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քաղց (kʿałcʿ)

  1. (somewhat formal) hunger

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Old Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *swl̥dsḱ-, grown from *swel- (to burn, to scorch). Cognate with Proto-Germanic *sweltaną, whence Old Norse svelta (to starve).

Noun[edit]

քաղց (kʿałcʿ)

  1. hunger
    քաղց դժնդակ, ուժգին, անհնարինkʿałcʿ džndak, užgin, anhnarinviolent, canine, ravenous appetite or hunger
    յուղել զքաղցyułel zkʿałcʿto excite, sharpen or quicken the appetite
    քաղցիւ հարկանիլkʿałcʿiw harkanilto be hunger-beaten, to be or feel hungry
    մեռանել առ քաղցոյնmeṙanel aṙ kʿałcʿoynto starve, to die of starvation
    հարկանել զքաղցharkanel zkʿałcʿto stay or satiate hunger
  2. (as an adjective) hungry

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References[edit]

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