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ArmenianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Armenian կախարդ (kaxard).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

կախարդ (kaxard)

  1. sorcerer, wizard, witch, magician
    չար կախարդčʿar kaxardevil wizard
  2. a person who is erudite, lettered, knowledgeable
  3. (figuratively) attraction, enchantment, captivation

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AdjectiveEdit

կախարդ (kaxard) (superlative ամենակախարդ)

  1. attractive, enchanting, captivating

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Old ArmenianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Iranian *kaxvard(a)-. Compare Avestan 𐬐𐬀𐬓𐬀𐬭𐬆𐬜𐬀(kaxᵛarəδa, wizard).

NounEdit

կախարդ (kaxard)

  1. charmer, enchanter, sorcerer, wizard, conjurer, magician

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ReferencesEdit

  • Petrosean, H. Matatʿeay V. (1879), “կախարդ”, in Nor Baṙagirkʿ Hay-Angliarēn [New Dictionary Armenian–English], Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy, page 319b
  • Awetikʿean, G.; Siwrmēlean, X.; Awgerean, M. (1836), “կախարդ”, in Nor baṙgirkʿ haykazean lezui [New Dictionary of the Armenian Language] (in Old Armenian), volume I, Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy, page 1034b
  • Hübschmann, Heinrich (1897) Armenische Grammatik. 1. Theil: Armenische Etymologie (in German), Leipzig: Breitkopf & Härtel, page 162
  • Bartholomae, Christian (1904) Altiranisches Wörterbuch [Old Iranian Dictionary]‎[1] (in German), Strassburg: K. J. Trübner, column 462
  • Ačaṙean, Hračʿeay (1973), “կախարդ”, in Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words] (in Armenian), volume II, 2nd edition, reprint of the original 1926–1935 seven-volume edition, Yerevan: University Press, pages 486–487
  • J̌ahukyan, Geworg (1987) Hayocʿ lezvi patmutʿyun; naxagrayin žamanakašrǰan [History of the Armenian language: The Pre-Literary Period] (in Armenian), Yerevan: Academy Press, page 527
  • J̌ahukyan, Geworg (2010), “կախարդ”, in Vahan Sargsyan, editor, Hayeren stugabanakan baṙaran [Armenian Etymological Dictionary] (in Armenian), Yerevan: Asoghik, page 373b