քերեմ

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Old Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *(s)ker- (scrape, cut).

Verb[edit]

քերեմ (kʿerem)

  1. to scrape, to scratch, to grate, to graze, to rasp, to plane, to polish
    քերել առkʿerel aṙto graze, to touch slightly
    քերել առ ափամբքkʿerel aṙ apʿambkʿto skirt, to coast along, to keep close to the shore
    քերել զափամբքkʿerel zapʿambkʿto go terra a terra, to sail along the coast
  2. to erase, to scratch out
  3. to rub the skin off, to excoriate, to flay, to lacerate, to torture
  4. to take away, to remove, to annul
    զամօթն ի բաց քերելzamōtʿn i bacʿ kʿerelto lay aside all sense of shame
  5. to engrave, to inscribe, to write

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References[edit]

  • Ačaṙean, Hračʿeay (1971–1979), “քեր”, in Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words] (in Armenian), 2nd edition, Yerevan: University Press
  • Awetikʿean, G.; Siwrmēlean, X.; Awgerean, M. (1836–1837), “քերեմ”, in Nor baṙgirkʿ haykazean lezui [New Dictionary of the Armenian Language] (in Old Armenian), Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • Fortson, Benjamin W. (2010) Indo-European Language and Culture: An Introduction, second edition, Oxford: Blackwell, page 385
  • Matasović, Ranko (2009) A Grammatical Sketch of Classical Armenian[1] (pdf), Zagreb, page 11
  • Petrosean, H. Matatʿeay V. (1879), “քերեմ”, in Nor Baṙagirkʿ Hay-Angliarēn [New Dictionary Armenian–English], Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy