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քաղցր

ArmenianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Armenian քաղցր (kʿałcʿr); see it for more.

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

քաղցր (kʿałcʿr)

  1. sweet (also figuratively)
  2. (as a substantive) sweet course, dessert

DeclensionEdit

AdverbEdit

քաղցր (kʿałcʿr)

  1. sweetly

Old ArmenianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Indo-European *dl̥k-s-ḱu-. Cognate with Ancient Greek γλυκύς (glukús), Latin dulcis and Old English swēte (English sweet).

AdjectiveEdit

քաղցր (kʿałcʿr

  1. sweet, delicious
  2. (figuratively) mild, pleasant, agreeable, charming, amiable, affable, dear, beloved
    քաղցր հայեցուածքkʿałcʿr hayecʿuackʿ ― mild looking
    քաղցր բնաւորութիւնkʿałcʿr bnaworutʿiwn ― good-temperedness
    քաղցր բարքkʿałcʿr barkʿ ― gentle manners
    քաղցր յիշատակkʿałcʿr yišatak ― pleasing remembrance
    քաղցր է տեսանելkʿałcʿr ē tesanel ― it is pleasant to see
    քաղցր է ինձkʿałcʿr ē inj ― I should like
    քաղցր էր մեզ տեսանելkʿałcʿr ēr mez tesanel ― we saw with pleasure
    քաղցունսkʿałcʿuns ― sweetly, softy, gently, pleasantly, nicely
  3. (as a substantive) sweetness, honey

DeclensionEdit

AdverbEdit

քաղցր (kʿałcʿr)

  1. sweetly, softly, gently, pleasantly, nicely

Derived termsEdit

DescendantsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • քաղցր in Mathias Bedrossian (1879), New Dictionary Armenian–English, Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • քաղցր in Gabriēl Awetikʿean, Xačʿatur Siwrmēlean, Mkrtičʿ Awgerean (1836–37), Nor baṙgirkʿ haykazean lezui [New Dictionary of the Armenian Language], in 2 vols, Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • քաղցր in Hračʿeay Ačaṙean (1971–79), Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words], in 4 vols (second edition), Yerevan: Yerevan State University
  • քաղցր in Geworg J̌ahukyan (ed. by Vahan Sargsyan) (2010), Hayeren stugabanakan baṙaran [Armenian Etymological Dictionary], Yerevan: Asoghik, ISBN 978-9939-50-121-5
  • Robert Godel (1975), An introduction to the study of classical Armenian, Wiesbaden: Dr Ludwig Reichert Verlag, page 33