Armenian edit

Etymology 1 edit

Borrowed from Russian кран (kran).

Pronunciation edit

Noun edit

կռան (kṙan) (colloquial Eastern Armenian)

  1. faucet, tap
    Synonym: ծորակ (corak)
    Alternative form: կռանթ (kṙantʿ)
  2. crane (lifting machine)
    Synonym: կռունկ (kṙunk)
Declension edit

Etymology 2 edit

Inherited from Old Armenian կռան (kṙan).

Pronunciation edit

Noun edit

կռան (kṙan)

  1. forging hammer, blacksmithing hammer
    Coordinate term: մուրճ (murč)
  2. (transferred sense) sledgehammer
Declension edit

Old Armenian edit

Etymology edit

From կռեմ (kṙem, to hammer (metal), to forge) +‎ -ան (-an, instrument-suffix).

Noun edit

կռան (kṙan)

  1. forging hammer, blacksmithing hammer
    Coordinate term: մուրճ (murč)

Declension edit

Derived terms edit

Descendants edit

  • > Armenian: կռան (kṙan) (inherited)

References edit

  • Awetikʿean, G.; Siwrmēlean, X.; Awgerean, M. (1836–1837), “կռան”, in Nor baṙgirkʿ haykazean lezui [New Dictionary of the Armenian Language] (in Old Armenian), Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • Petrosean, Matatʿeay (1879), “կռան”, in Nor Baṙagirkʿ Hay-Angliarēn [New Dictionary Armenian–English], Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy