քունեմ

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Old Armenian[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From քուն (kʿun).

Verb[edit]

քունեմ (kʿunem)  (aorist indicative քունեցի)

  1. to sleep
  2. (figuratively) to pass away, to die
    քունել ընդ հարսkʿunel ənd harsto sleep with one's fathers
  3. to lie with, to sleep with a woman, to know her

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Usage notes[edit]

In modern Armenian քունել (kʿunel) has become a vulgar word meaning “to fuck”. The form քնել (kʿnel) means “to sleep”. The etymological relation between the two is not realized.

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References[edit]

  • Petrosean, H. Matatʿeay V. (1879), “քունեմ”, in Nor Baṙagirkʿ Hay-Angliarēn [New Dictionary Armenian–English], Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy