քառ

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Old Armenian[edit]

Old Armenian cardinal numbers
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    Cardinal : քառ(kʿaṙ)
    Ordinal : քառորդ(kʿaṙord)
    Adverbial : քառիցս(kʿaṙicʿs)
    Multiplier : քառակի(kʿaṙaki)

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Armenian *kʷtwr-, zero-grade of Proto-Indo-European *kʷetwóres(four), whence also չորք(čʿorkʿ).

Numeral[edit]

քառ (kʿaṙ)

  1. (cardinal) four

Declension[edit]

Usage notes[edit]

Classically used only in compounds, post-classically also independently, meaning “four”.

Synonyms[edit]

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References[edit]

  • Petrosean, H. Matatʿeay V. (1879), “քառ”, in Nor Baṙagirkʿ Hay-Angliarēn [New Dictionary Armenian–English], Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • Awetikʿean, G.; Siwrmēlean, X.; Awgerean, M. (1836–1837), “քառ”, in Nor baṙgirkʿ haykazean lezui [New Dictionary of the Armenian Language] (in Old Armenian), Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • Ačaṙean, Hračʿeay (1971–1979), “քառ”, in Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words] (in Armenian), 2nd edition, Yerevan: University Press, published 1926–1935
  • Martirosyan, Hrach (2010), “*k‘aṙ-”, in Etymological Dictionary of the Armenian Inherited Lexicon (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 8), Leiden, Boston: Brill, page 656