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քացախ

ArmenianEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Armenian քացախ (kʿacʿax).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

քացախ (kʿacʿax)

  1. vinegar

DeclensionEdit

Derived termsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • քացախ in Hračʿeay Ačaṙean (1971–79), Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words], in 4 vols (second edition), Yerevan: Yerevan State University

Old ArmenianEdit

EtymologyEdit

According to Martirosyan a cultural term of Mediterranean-European substrate origin, reflected also in Old Church Slavonic квасъ (kvasŭ, leaven) (Russian квас (kvas)), Latin caseus (cheese), Georgian კაწახი (kacaxi, sour, unripe). -ախ (-ax) then is a suffix, probably of Urartian origin.

NounEdit

քացախ (kʿacʿax

  1. vinegar
    համեմաւոր քացախhamemawor kʿacʿax — aromatic vinegar

DeclensionEdit

Derived termsEdit

DescendantsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • քացախ in Mathias Bedrossian (1879), New Dictionary Armenian–English, Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • քացախ 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
  • քացախ in Hračʿeay Ačaṙean (1971–79), Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words], in 4 vols (second edition), Yerevan: Yerevan State University
  • “k‘ac‘ax” in Hrach Martirosyan (2010), Etymological Dictionary of the Armenian Inherited Lexicon, Leiden, Boston: Brill Academic Publishers, ISBN 9789004173378, page 659