քրքանք

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Old Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

քրքեմ ‎(kʿrkʿem) +‎ -անք ‎(-ankʿ)

Noun[edit]

քրքանք ‎(kʿrkʿankʿpl

  1. hearty laugh, loud or derisive laughter, burst of laughter
    քրքանք բառնալ‎ ― kʿrkʿankʿ baṙnal ― to burst out a laughing, to burst into a loud derisive laugh, to laugh outright or immoderately, to roar with laughter
    քրքանք կալ‎ ― kʿrkʿankʿ kal ― to be laughed at, derided, scorned

Declension[edit]

References[edit]

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