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ArmenianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Armenian կծու (kcu).

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

կծու (kcu) (superlative ամենակծու)

  1. (of taste) bitter, sharp, spicy
  2. (figuratively) caustic, biting, acrimonious, acrid, ironic
  3. (figuratively) extreme, strong, sharp, piercing

SynonymsEdit

NounEdit

կծու (kcu)

  1. (colloquial) bitter tasting food

DeclensionEdit


Old ArmenianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From կիծ- (kic-) +‎ -ու (-u).

AdjectiveEdit

կծու (kcu)

  1. sharp to the taste, sour, acid, tart
  2. (figuratively) pungent, biting, piquant, slandering, rude, satirical

DeclensionEdit

DescendantsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • Petrosean, H. Matatʿeay V. (1879), “կծու”, in Nor Baṙagirkʿ Hay-Angliarēn [New Dictionary Armenian–English], Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • J̌axǰaxean, Manuēl (1837), “կծու”, in Baṙgirkʿ i barbaṙ hay ew italakan [Armenian–Italian Dictionary], Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • Ačaṙean, Hračʿeay (1971–1979), “կիծ”, 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