ArmenianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Armenian կից (kicʿ).

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

կից (kicʿ) (superlative ամենակից)

  1. together, united, conjoined
  2. close, near

DeclensionEdit

ConjunctionEdit

կից (kicʿ)

  1. close, near, at

NounEdit

կից (kicʿ)

  1. (Western Armenian) Alternative form of կիցք (kicʿkʿ)
  2. (dialectal) Alternative form of կուց (kucʿ)

DeclensionEdit

Derived termsEdit


Old ArmenianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Indo-European *dwi-sk-, from *dwóh₁ (two). Compare Old High German zwisk (double).

AdjectiveEdit

կից (kicʿ)

  1. together, united, conjoined
    կից լինելkicʿ linelto be annexed
  2. close, near

AdverbEdit

կից (kicʿ)

  1. conjointly, together, at the same time
    կից ընթանալkicʿ əntʿanalto run together; to concur with, to cooperate; to compete

NounEdit

կից (kicʿ)

  1. (in the plural) joint, conjunction, union
    կիցք ճանապարհիkicʿkʿ čanaparhiplace where four roads meet or cross, cross-road or cross-street
    կիցք բանիցkicʿkʿ banicʿcomposition, texture
    կիցք անդրեացkicʿkʿ andreacʿgroup of statuary
  2. (in the plural) the hind part of an animal
  3. (in the plural) kick, kicking (developed from the previous sense)
    կիցս արձակել, ընկենուլ, հանելkicʿs arjakel, ənkenul, hanelto kick, to fling out or kick up the heels
  4. Alternative form of կուց (kucʿ)

DeclensionEdit

Derived termsEdit

DescendantsEdit

  • Armenian: կից (kicʿ), կիցք (kicʿkʿ)
  • Old Georgian: შეკიცვაჲ (šeḳicvay)

ReferencesEdit

  • Petrosean, H. Matatʿeay V. (1879), “կից”, in Nor Baṙagirkʿ Hay-Angliarēn [New Dictionary Armenian–English], Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • Awetikʿean, G.; Siwrmēlean, X.; Awgerean, M. (1836–1837), “կից”, in Nor baṙgirkʿ haykazean lezui [New Dictionary of the Armenian Language] (in Old Armenian), Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • Ačaṙean, Hračʿeay (1971–1979), “կից”, 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
  • Martirosyan, Hrach (2010) Etymological Dictionary of the Armenian Inherited Lexicon (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 8), Leiden, Boston: Brill, page 365