կորիւն

See also: Կորիւն

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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

  • Ačaṙean, Hračʿeay (1971–1979), “կորիւն”, in Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words] (in Armenian), 2nd edition, Yerevan: University Press, published 1926–1935
  • Awetikʿean, G.; Siwrmēlean, X.; Awgerean, M. (1836–1837), “կորիւն”, in Nor baṙgirkʿ haykazean lezui [New Dictionary of the Armenian Language] (in Old Armenian), Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • Petrosean, H. Matatʿeay V. (1879), “կորիւն”, in Nor Baṙagirkʿ Hay-Angliarēn [New Dictionary Armenian–English], Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy