կաւ

Old ArmenianEdit

EtymologyEdit

The origin is uncertain.

NounEdit

կաւ ‎(kaw

  1. mud, mire, dirt
  2. clay, argil, potter's earth
    հոռոմ, մատնեհարած/նշաւոր կաւ‎ ― hoṙom, matneharac/nšawor kaw ― bole, bolary earth
    ծեփել կաւով‎ ― cepʿel kawov ― to clay, to cover with clay

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ReferencesEdit

  • կաւ in Mathias Bedrossian (1879), New Dictionary Armenian–English, Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • կաւ in Hračʿeay Ačaṙean (1971–79), Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words], in 4 vols (second edition), Yerevan: Yerevan State University [Reprint of the original edition: 1926–1935, in 7 volumes, Yerevan]
  • կաւ in Gabriēl Awetikʿean, Xačʿatur Siwrmēlean, Mkrtičʿ Awgerean (1836–37), Nor baṙgirkʿ haykazean lezui [New Dictionary of the Armenian Language, a.k.a. NHB], in 2 vols, Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy