քաւ

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Old Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *kaw- (to beware, to take precautions). Cognate with Latin caveo. Related to ցոյց (cʿoycʿ).

Noun[edit]

քաւ (kʿawindeclinable

  1. expiation, atonement, redemption
    քա՜ւ յինէնkʿa!w yinēnfar be it from me, God save me!
    քա՜ւ լիցի ինձ ի Տեառնէkʿa!w licʿi inj i TeaṙnēGod preserve me!
    քա՜ւ քեզ, քա՜ւ լիցի, քա՜ւ մի լիցիkʿa!w kʿez, kʿa!w licʿi, kʿa!w mi licʿino! God forbid!
    քա՜ւ լիցի քեզkʿa!w licʿi kʿezfar be such thoughts from thee
    քա՜ւ լիցի մեզkʿa!w licʿi mezwe will not, we don't like
    քա՜ւ ի մէնջkʿa!w i mēnǰGod preserve us, God save us
    օն անդր, քա՜ւ լիցիōn andr, kʿa!w licʿioh! never fye! fye upon it!

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References[edit]

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