քացախ

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Armenian[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Old Armenian քացախ(kʿacʿax).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

քացախ ‎(kʿacʿax)

  1. vinegar

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References[edit]

  • Ačaṙean, Hračʿeay (1971–1979), “քացախ”, in Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words] (in Armenian), 2nd edition, Yerevan: University Press, published 1926–1935

Old Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

According to Martirosyan a cultural term of Mediterranean-European substrate origin, reflected also in Old Church Slavonic квасъ(kvasŭ, leaven) (Russian квас(kvas)), Latin caseus(cheese), Georgian კაწახი(ḳac̣axi, sour, unripe). -ախ(-ax) then is a suffix, probably of Urartian origin.

Noun[edit]

քացախ ‎(kʿacʿax)

  1. vinegar
    համեմաւոր քացախ‎ ― hamemawor kʿacʿax ― aromatic vinegar

Declension[edit]

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Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  • Petrosean, H. Matatʿeay V. (1879), “քացախ”, in Nor Baṙagirkʿ Hay-Angliarēn [New Dictionary Armenian–English], Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • Awetikʿean, G.; Siwrmēlean, X.; Awgerean, M. (1836–1837), “քացախ”, in Nor baṙgirkʿ haykazean lezui [New Dictionary of the Armenian Language] (in Old Armenian), Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • Ačaṙean, Hračʿeay (1971–1979), “քացախ”, in Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words] (in Armenian), 2nd edition, Yerevan: University Press, published 1926–1935
  • Martirosyan, Hrach (2010), “k‘ac‘ax”, in Etymological Dictionary of the Armenian Inherited Lexicon (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 8), Leiden, Boston: Brill, page 659