կորիւն

Old ArmenianEdit

EtymologyEdit

The origin is uncertain.

NounEdit

կորիւն ‎(koriwn

  1. a cub or whelp of any wild beast
    կորիւն առիւծու‎ ― koriwn aṙiwcu ― lion's whelp
    կորիւն արջու‎ ― koriwn arǰu ― bear's cub, young bear
    կորիւն գայլոյ‎ ― koriwn gayloy ― young wolf
    կորիւն շան‎ ― koriwn šan ― puppy, pup, whelp
    կորիւն իժից‎ ― koriwn ižicʿ ― young viper
  2. (figuratively) fruit-like globules hidden under leaves of planes, elms and some other trees
  3. (figuratively) the arms shot by pumpkins, cucumbers and similar plants

DeclensionEdit

SynonymsEdit

  • (young of an anymal): ձագ ‎(jag)

Derived termsEdit

DescendantsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • կորիւն 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]
  • կորիւն 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
  • կորիւն in Mathias Bedrossian (1879), New Dictionary Armenian–English, Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy