քանոն

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Armenian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

A ruler--a measuring device

From Old Armenian քանոն ‎(kʿanon); see it for more.

Noun[edit]

քանոն ‎(kʿanon)

  1. ruler (measuring tool)
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Etymology 2[edit]

dude with kanoon

From Arabic قَانُون ‎(qānūn). The spelling ղանոն ‎(łanon) is attested in Old Armenian.

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Noun[edit]

քանոն ‎(kʿanon)

  1. (music) kanoon
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Old Armenian[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Via Classical Syriac or Parthian from Ancient Greek κανών ‎(kanṓn). See also կանոն ‎(kanon).

Noun[edit]

քանոն ‎(kʿanon)

  1. rod, bar of a cage, bed, etc.
  2. ruler, rule, square (tool)
  3. (figuratively) rule, guide, model, principle

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References[edit]

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