քարշ

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Armenian[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Old Armenian քարշ (kʿarš).

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Noun[edit]

քարշ (kʿarš)

  1. the act of pulling or of being pulled (found mainly in set phrases)
    քարշ գալkʿarš galto drag, to trail, to be dragged/trailed
    քարշ տալkʿarš talto drag, to pull
  2. traction

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Old Armenian[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Iranian *karš-. Compare Avestan [script needed] (karš-, to drag, to draw furrows, plough), Persian کشیدن (kašīdan, to draw, extract). The spelling քաշ (kʿaš) is a later form.

Noun[edit]

քարշ (kʿaršindeclinable

  1. the act of drawing to, dragging or drawing along
    ի քարշ, ընդ քարշi kʿarš, ənd kʿarštrailingly, creepingly
    ըստ/ի քարշ ածել, արկանել, ձգելəst/i kʿarš acel, arkanel, jgelto train, to trail, to draggle, to drag or draw along
    ի քարշ գնալi kʿarš gnalto crawl, to creep in the belly
  2. (music) a kind of music note
  3. (grammar) Armenian abbreviations symbol (՟)

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References[edit]

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