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ArmenianEdit

EtymologyEdit

Learned borrowing from Old Armenian խորշ (xorš)

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

խորշ (xorš)

  1. chink, cleft, opening
  2. pit, hole
  3. cave, cavern (in a mountain or ground)
  4. fold, plait, crease on a cloth
  5. wrinkle on a skin
  6. (geography) bay
  7. (architecture) niche
  8. (figuratively) slums of a city

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Old ArmenianEdit

EtymologyEdit

The origin is uncertain. Compare Old Armenian խոր (xor).

NounEdit

խորշ (xorš)

  1. pit; hole
  2. hollow, cavity; corner; nook, lurking-place, hidden corner; niche
    ի խորշ միi xorš miin a corner
    խորշ լերանցxorš lerancʿcave, cavern
    խորշ կենդանեացxorš kendaneacʿden, haunt, lair
    խորշ թռչնոցxorš tʿṙčʿnocʿeyrie, nest
    խորշ առնուլ առագաստիցxorš aṙnul aṙagasticʿto swell or fill the sails, to get the wind
  3. compartment, cell
    խորշ նաւուxorš nawuhold of a ship
    խորշս խորշս գործելxoršs xoršs gorcelto make small rooms or cells
  4. (geography) bay
    խորշ ծովուxorš covugulf, bay; creek, cove
  5. fold, plait, crease on a cloth; wrinkle on a skin
    խորշ հանդերձիցxorš handerjicʿfold, plait, crease
    խորշ զխորշիւ իջանելxorš zxoršiw iǰanelto fold, to plait, to crease; to become wrinkled, to knit the brow
    խորշ երեսաց, ճակատուxorš eresacʿ, čakatudimple; wrinkle, puckering
    խորշս քաղելxoršs kʿałelto fold variously
    խորշս արկանել յայտսxoršs arkanel yaytsto wrinkle, to pucker
    խորշս խորշս գործելxoršs xoršs gorcelto gather, to plait

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DescendantsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • Petrosean, H. Matatʿeay V. (1879), “խորշ”, in Nor Baṙagirkʿ Hay-Angliarēn [New Dictionary Armenian–English], Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • Ačaṙean, Hračʿeay (1971–1979), “խորշ”, in Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words] (in Armenian), 2nd edition, reprint of the original 1926–1935 seven-volume edition, Yerevan: University Press